Physioball Articles

Whether you play basketball, football or baseball, you've likely seen a physioball in your school's gym. But how can you get the most out of this piece of exercise equipment? STACK has workout routines, exercises and tips from elite athletes using the physioball in all sports, so whether you want to be like Dwight Freeney or Carmelo Anthony, we've got what you're looking for.

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Don't Buy a Crunch Bench: Try These Exercises Instead

Some benches are designed specifically for doing crunches, but they are not necessary. Crunch benches do not allow the abdominal muscles to experien...

DeMarcus Ware's 'Put Up or Shut Up' Off-season Workout

DeMarcus Ware is out of breath. His hands are firmly on his hips, and sweat is rolling off his giant, gleaming head, disappearing into his white shirt...

Improve Your Back and Core Flexibility With a Physioball

A physioball—a.k.a exercise ball, Swiss ball or stability ball—is one of the best tools for stretching the back and core. Because it can confo...

Is This the Best Ab Exercise?

It's a common sight in a gym to see someone performing Physioball Crunches or similar trunk flexion exercises. They burn like Hades and are the only w...

The 6 Worst Mistakes Football Players Make in the Off-Season

Size, strength, speed and power are absolutely essential for the game of football. So, football players need to focus their off-season training on...

Exercise of the Week: Physioball Dead Bug

STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The Exerc...

The Complete Core Workout

Core training—everyone loves to do it, but there's a good chance you're doing it wrong. Why? The core is much larger than you think. In 1982, Bob...

Exercise of the Week: Iron Cross Exercise

The STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The Exerc...

The 'Build Muscle Fast' Workout Plan

Building muscle size—also known as hypertrophy—is generally considered to be a slow process. It takes 6 to 8 weeks before your body is able to g...

Suffer Together: 'Bad Partner' MMA Workout

Preparing for a fight should never be a solo mission. A training partner can push you physically and mentally, similar to how you will be challeng...

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