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Big Rubber Balls

Written by Dr Noel Duncan

Are fit balls just another fitness industry craze?

Bull-workers, thigh-blasters, passive exercise beds, even fitness pills ... the list of fitness gadgets is endless and, inevitably, many end up gathering dust once the fad has subsided. So are fit balls (also known as Swiss balls, gymballs and physio balls) just another craze or are they a new and valuable piece of fitness equipment?


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