Body balancing is a great exercise which is useful in giving you a better health. If you know how to balance your body correctly, you are able to enjoy a good health because balancing helps in enhancing the stability of your body and correct your body posture to a great extent. To learn balancing, Balance board or wobble boards are helpful. These are similar to skating board but have one semi hemisphere on the bottom side at its center location. The round surface of the hemisphere is at the bottom while on the flat surface, flat board rests. Users have to put their legs on the ends of the board and try to balance their body on this body. This type of balancing is usually done by the sports enthusiasts, kids and the elders who suffer from physiological issues.
Develops proprioception by exercising on the balance board
When you exercise on the balance board repeatedly, your subconscious mind gets active and the ability of your body to sense body’s position is enhanced. Hence, the proprioceptive system of your body becomes active. Tension in muscles is also sensed by tendons, joins and ligaments and it increases the response time of the brain. Your brain will constantly send signals to your body parts for improving and correcting your body’s position while balancing. Thus, balance board is used in improving the reaction time which is very important for high performance in sports.
Recovery from the injury
The proprioceptive system of your body gets damaged in injuries in an accident or while playing sports. This can make your life restricted to mobility. Hence, use balance board to improve balance of your body and restore the injuries to improve the mobility of muscles and joints. When you balance your body on the balance board, it helps in restoring the spine position so that your body posture is improved. It also increases the coordination of your muscles, ligaments and joints. A number of physiotherapists recommend using balance board for quick recovery from injuries.
Exercise on the balance board
Balance boards are often used by the athletes as a prop for exercising. There are many types of exercises that can be performed with balance board depending upon your exercising goal. One of the easiest exercises is to keep the balance board on the flat surface and put your knee exactly in front of it. Now, put your right hand on the board. After this, deep breathing should be done while raising your left hand up from the floor. It will help in improving the stability of your body and sculpt your body well. You have to repeat the same process with your other hand atleast 5 times in sets of three. There are many more exercises which are required for stabilizing your muscles for better health.
Build your body balance
Body balancing is another popular benefit of exercising on balance board. Body balance is important for the purpose of athletic performance. It is very important for the athletes to have better control over their body. If they are not unable to control their body, there are huge possibilities that they are not able to withstand on the playground for longer time. Along with the body balance, there is a need of great presence of mind and quick response time for better performance. While balancing your body on the balance board, your mind will also be concentrated to maintain a body balance on the balance board. Hence, your mind will be at alert so that you can keep your body in balance. It will automatically increase your response time that improves your performance.