Balance and coordination
Balance and coordination are two important components of motor skills and play a crucial role in various areas of sports, fitness and daily life.
- Balance refers to the ability to maintain the body in a stable state of equilibrium and to control body position in a controlled manner.
- Good balance is important for movements such as walking, running, jumping, turning, and performing sports that require stable posture.
- Good balance contributes to stability, body control, and precision and can prevent injuries.
- Balance exercises can improve balance by challenging the body to balance itself in unstable situations. This can include standing on one leg, standing on a balance board, yoga poses or other exercises.
- Coordination refers to the ability to control movements precisely and harmoniously, allowing different parts of the body to work together effectively.
- Good coordination is critical for sports that require complex movement patterns, such as ball games, dance, martial arts, or acrobatic exercises.
- Coordination involves the integration of sensory perception, muscle activity, balance, and timing.
- Coordination exercises can help improve intermuscular and intramuscular coordination, increase responsiveness, and optimize movement efficiency. This can be achieved through exercises such as coordination ladders, obstacle courses, juggling, or certain fitness classes.
Both balance and coordination can be trained and improved. Regular practice of balance and coordination exercises can lead to better body control, stability, precision, and range of motion. It is important to progressively increase exercises, observe proper technique, and select exercises appropriate to one's abilities and goals.
primarily for functional training requirements,
but is equally well suited for travel. It is not only an active
training device, but also a good support for fitness coaches. It
offers excellent possibilities for one-legged and one-handed functional
one-legged and one-handed functional exercises, as well as for dynamic
training. The AIREX® Balance-pad Mini can easily be packed in any sports bag or hand luggage.
sports bag or hand luggage. It is recommended to use the pad in
combination with an additional AIREX® mat underneath,
so that the comfortable, soft surface is non-slip even on very slippery floors.
The newest addition to the BOSU® balance training line. BOSU® Balance Pods provide a total body workout by improving balance, coordination and flexibility simultaneously. By training the upper and lower body, you develop core strength and stability, which is important for health and fitness. One can use the Balance Pods flat side down for a more stable base or dome side down for more balance challenges. The raised rings provide grip and comfort for hands and feet. It is best to integrate the BOSU® Balance Pods into your workout with a BOSU® Balance Trainer.
The Wobble Board or Balance Board from Tunturi is the ideal training tool for coordination and balance exercises.
The balance board Balance Board from Tunturi helps to train balance and coordination. This balance trainer is suitable for beginners as well as advanced users, because the board can be adjusted. The Tunturi Balance Board consists of a plate and the green foot on the bottom. To stand straight on it, the body must continuously seek and correct the balance.
Patented balance board with water, which provides constant balancing movements. Trains the balance and the deep muscles.