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Exercise Ball Chairs

Updated on September 22, 2014

Are you spending long hours sitting in a chair?

If you do, you may experience aching back / legs / arms syndrome which is a common symptom of sitting still in a chair for a long time.

And if your chair is not comfortable, you may also feel stiff neck and back pain. Most chiropractors recommend people to do a simple exercise every hour for few minutes, but many people are too busy to exercise.

Now, there is a solution of using an exercise ball as your chair.

Exercise ball? You must be laughing at the moment. How could it be used as a chair? It's wobbly and you'll fall down in just one second of sitting on this ball.

This is a video which shows the difference between the normal office chair and the exercise ball:

The Traditional Office Chair -v- Exercise Ball - Which one is better?

Now, I believe you get the idea of using the exercise ball as a chair.

However, you may be thinking it's not a perfect solution. The ball will need to be supported with a chair / frame to prevent it moving around on the floor.

Thankfully, there are few companies which have created balance exercise ball chair and these chairs can support up to 300 pounds. The price starts from $70 and the exercise ball is included.

Note: I must advise you that you will need to get used to sitting in a ball chair. You may feel slight discomfort when you first use it, which is very normal. I recommend you to try it out at home first before you use it for a long hour at work.

Working and exercising using this unique chair

Working and exercising using this unique chair
Working and exercising using this unique chair
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair - Classic Yoga Ball Chair with 52cm Stability Ball, Pump & Exercise Guide for Home or Office, Black
Gaiam Balance Ball Chair - Classic Yoga Ball Chair with 52cm Stability Ball, Pump & Exercise Guide for Home or Office, Black

This chair is designed for people between 5-feet and 5-feet 11-inches tall.

The height of the back of the chair is 2.5 feet tall, and the base measures 20 inches wide from one side of the wheels to the other.

The chair measures 21 x 31 x 22 inches (W x H x D) and weighs 13 pounds. It has a 300-pound weight capacity.

 

Isokinetics Adjustable Chair Video

Isokinetics Inc. Adjustable Back Exercise Ball Office Chair - Standard Frame Height - with Black 52cm Ball - Office size 60mm/2.5" wheels - w/Starter Pump and Ball Measuring Tape
Isokinetics Inc. Adjustable Back Exercise Ball Office Chair - Standard Frame Height - with Black 52cm Ball - Office size 60mm/2.5" wheels - w/Starter Pump and Ball Measuring Tape

This chair has a height and back rest adjust for a customized fit. So sit back, relax and position it on your lower back to provide additional support, reinforcing a proper, upright sitting position.

It has a 300-pound weight capacity.

52cm ball is included as well as a starter pump. Bonus: Free "no-guess" exercise ball tape measure for proper inflation

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What do you think about the exercise ball office chairs? Are you going to try one for yourself? Or are you already using one?

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    anonymous 6 years ago

    This is the first time I heard about exercise ball office chair, unique idea. You make me want to buy one for myself. goo

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    anonymous 6 years ago

    I do sit on my fitness ball now and then and should more often. The chair models do seem like a great solution.

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    refrige23 6 years ago

    Wow! I love this lens!

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    awakeningwellness 6 years ago

    I have a friend who has one and she swears by it, I would love to try one sometime!

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    Indigo Janson 6 years ago from UK

    I spend way too much time sitting and have been thinking about one of these ball chairs. Thanks for the information!

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    Bus Stop Toy Shop 6 years ago

    Ooh - I'd love to try out one of these - they look like a great idea.

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    wawancash 6 years ago

    enak kayanya empuk..

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    anonymous 6 years ago

    This is too cool, I think you may have found the Next Big Thing!!!

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    clouda9 lm 6 years ago

    This is so darn cool...I'd like to take one for a test run before I "buy" it :) My Angel Blessing today is SWAH :)

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    anonymous 6 years ago

    Exercise ball chairs are so cool & cute here .. dear, deyani. I really like them all. Wonderful work as well. Favorite here. Give you 5 ball chair loving stars :)

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    anonymous 6 years ago

    cute ball... though, my boss WILL NOT grant me access to have one of them in my office.. too sad!