In the fitness equipment, yoga ball is a very good equipment, and some people are still very familiar with it. Of course, yoga ball has many uses, and yoga ball is also exquisite. So, what is the function and usage of yoga ball? Let's have a look!
Function of yoga ball
1. Promote upper limb muscles
Through the movement of fingers and palms, the fitness ball can make the fingers, palms and wrists bend and stretch flexibly, promote the movement of upper limb muscles such as fingers, wrists and elbows, and prevent and correct the symptoms of upper limb numbness, weakness, trembling and decreased grip strength caused by degenerative diseases of the elderly.
2. Improve viscera function
Yoga ball stimulates the second and third metacarpal bones of the palm, which is conducive to regulating the function of the central nervous system, achieving the effects of calming and refreshing, strengthening the brain and benefiting intelligence, so as to enhance the physiological function of their own viscera and give play to the physiological effect of "movement does not decline".
3. Effective brain care
It is an indisputable fact that hand exercise is good for the brain. When using a yoga ball, you can concentrate your thoughts on your hands, eliminate all kinds of distractions, eliminate tension, and relax your brain. When using the yoga ball, the ball rotates regularly to produce a soft sound, such as a pleasant "music", which will undoubtedly balance the excitement and inhibition of the brain nerve and relax appropriately. Moreover, hand exercise can make the blood supply to the brain more sufficient. Therefore, often playing fitness ball can effectively protect the brain, slow down the aging speed of the brain, and avoid the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease.
Usage of yoga ball
1. Support push ups
Touch your knees and do push ups with your feet crossed. This group of movements can effectively increase the strength of abdomen and buttocks.
2. Push on the ball
Lie on your back on the yoga ball, relax your head naturally, and keep your cervical spine as straight as possible. Hips raised, back flat. Hold a dumbbell and push it up in front of your chest.
3. Dumbbell chest push
Lie on the ground, hold the dumbbell over your head, control the dumbbell to drop slowly until your upper arm touches the ground, and then return to the starting position.