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    Senior Member late's Avatar
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    Hi,
    a local sport shop has a couple different stability balls for $20.
    AN Iron Man and a Dyno Flex. I called the chain at the Mall, theirs
    is thirty something, I forget the brand, it's about twice as much.

    Is there much difference between brands, or does a particular brand stand out?

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    Man i've got a cheapo from Wally world... works fine! just the size is really all you need to pay attn to.

    diff. dia. balls for diff. height persons.
    Shut up and just Ride!

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    THere is probably some subtle differences between the types of rubber being used. Some balls seem to use a very flexable rubber that seems to deform more when you put weight on it and looks like it would puncture more easily. Still I really don't think it matters that much, just make sure you put enough air in that you can sit on the ball and your knees make a right angle. Also avoid cutting brake and shifter cables into small pieces nearby. Those dratted little pieces of wire have popped two of my stability balls.

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    yeah, walmart works. it's just a ball Focker!!

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    I had bad luck with a cheap ball ($15) not holding air. Later I bought a $35 ball, and it's been great ever since.. FWIW

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    Not really, though I just got a new ball that feels really good because it has small nipples all over the ball. Yowzers, it feels like a freakin massage!

    Koffee

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    Senior Member late's Avatar
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    Sounds kinky. What brand is it?

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    I got it at a fitness conference last month. I hope it's out on the market.

    Don't be all nasty. It's called "In Touch".

    Koffee

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    Quote Originally Posted by koffee brown
    I got it at a fitness conference last month. I hope it's out on the market.

    Don't be all nasty. It's called "In Touch".

    Koffee
    Koffee, any update on the "In Touch" stability ball? I searched the internet and could not find anything. I will be purchasing a 55cm in the next week or two. Sport's Authority carries one made by Gofit. I will check a couple of other places. Any suggestions please list.

    Thanks,
    Would you like a dream with that?

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    Anybody had sex on one of those things yet. LOL

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    I found that the GoFit balls deform like mad. Thera-band makes a good sturdy ball that is used by PT's. It stays nice and tight and maintains shape (and more importantly size).
    There are too many factors you have to take into account that you have no control over...The most important factor you can keep in your own hands is yourself. I always placed the greatest emphasis on that.
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