Choosing the Right Exercise Ball for Your Height

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What is the right exercise ball for my height?

Choosing the Right Exercise Ball for Your Height

If you're wondering what the right exercise ball for your height is, check out these guidelines brought to you courtesy of the editors at Fitness Magazine.

As a general guideline, anyone under 5 feet 10 inches tall should choose a 55-centimeter ball; those over 5 feet 10 inches should use a 65-centimeter model.

Your thighs should be parallel to the floor when you're sitting on the ball. If you're in between sizes, you can cheat a little by over-or under-inflating it, experts say. Keep in mind that an under-inflated model is easier to use and stabilize because more of its surface is in contact with the floor.

   

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