Stronger back, flatter tummy, Pilates... it can also be used as a seat.
The ball can be inflated/deflated with most pumps using the tips provided!
The Swiss Ball stabilises after each exercise thanks to the weighted base.
Choosing your Swiss Ball
1. - Size S: you are up to 1.65 m tall, for a maximum ball diameter of 55 cm - Size M: you are between 1.65 and 1.85 m tall, for a maximum ball diameter of 65 cm - Size L: you are up to 1.85 m tall, for a maximum ball diameter of 75 cm - Size L: recommended for use as an office chair 2. When seated on the ball, your bent legs should form a right angle!
How do you choose a Swiss Ball during pregnancy?
You're expecting a little bundle of joy, but which Swiss ball should you choose? You will need different ball sizes as your pregnancy progresses and you gain weight As a safety precaution, and so that you don't have to buy multiple balls, we recommend choosing a ball that is one size bigger than you would normally need It is essential that you follow the safety instructions to the letter so that you stay safe.
How to safely inflate your Swiss ball
We recommend using a pump, which is sold separately Before inflating your ball, leave it at room temperature (20°C) for 24 hours Inflate the ball slowly so it does not get damaged Inflate the ball to 2/3 of its max size, at a temperature of between 20°C and 25°C max, then wait 2-3 hours Finish inflating it to the desired size but do not go over the maximum size Leave the ball for 24 hours before using it and check the size and adjust it if necessary
Why choose a Stable Swiss Ball?
We have made this Swiss Ball more accessible than a classic ball. It has a weighted base to prevent it from rolling away between exercises so you can maintain full concentration during your workout. It is also easier to store - pretty practical, don't you think?
Inflating your Swiss ball to the right size
Inflate your ball Remove the pump's nozzle from the hole Plug the hole with your finger, with the stopper in your other hand Sit on the ball and adjust the size, then put the stopper in the hole Intended for: Pilates - when sitting on the ball your knees should be bent to 90° and at the same height as your hips, or slightly higher Office - adjust the ball's height so that your elbows are at the same height as the top of your desk
What exercises can you do with your Swiss Ball?
Not sure which exercises to start with? Flat stomach, reinforced back, check out all the benefits of Pilates through our training poster Have a look at our free Decathlon Coach app as well! With the help of our professional coaches, we have developed some Pilates programmes that will fit perfectly into your daily routine and make your training easier Ready to take on the challenge?
HOW TO PROLONG ITS LIFE
The ball's surface should not have any scratches or rub marks The floor should be clean and empty of any sharp/pointy objects You must follow the use restrictions, inflation instructions, storage instructions and maintenance advice, and not exceed the maximum size
Dimensions and care instructions
Maximum inflation diameter Size S: 55cm diameter Size M: 65cm diameter Size L: 75cm diameter Clean with water and do not use aggressive detergents Dry with a soft, dry cloth Do not repair a damaged ball
Store in a clean, dry place out of direct sunlight and below 25°C Do not store near a heat source such as a radiator, underfloor heating, sunny window, lacquered or varnished surface
Made from materials free from harmful substances. We conduct tests to check its size and its durability
User weight < 110 kg
For personal, indoor, one-person use only
Follow the inflation instructions
Only fill with air up to the maximum size permitted for that size of ball
Avoid contact with any sharp or pointed objects
The ball should only be used when in perfect condition
"Very good product that really helped soothe my sciatica. I discovered this ball at my physio's when doing exercises to relieve my back and the results appeared very quickly. It's got 2 actions: relieving tension in your back and rebuilding core muscles gently. Very good value for money." Julien, Decathlon customer