Strengthen your back, flatten your stomach, do Pilates, etc.
If it gets punctured* it goes down slowly
The ball can be inflated/deflated with most pumps using the tips provided!
Choosing your Swiss Ball
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 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 remain safe and your ball remains puncture resistant
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
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 at 90° and should be the same height as your hips or slightly higher
How to make sure it won't burst
Our balls are puncture resistant so that they won't suddenly burst as you use them If it does get punctured, your ball will deflate slowly To work: 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
What exercises can you do with your Swiss Ball?
Not sure which exercises to start with? There's a training poster in the box to help you reap the benefits of Pilates and get a flat stomach and strong back. You can also find exercises on the free Decathlon Coach app! 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?
Did you know?
The Swiss Ball was originally created in 1963 by an Italian manufacturer, and was later used by a physiotherapist named Suzanne Klein based in Switzerland, which is where it got its name. The Swiss ball was originally designed for medical use, especially for treating back conditions, orthopaedic conditions, and neurological disorders. Are you ready to get started?
Maximum inflation diameter Size S: 55cm diameter Size M: 65cm diameter Size L: 75 cm 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, dark place at a moderate temperature of less than 25°C Do not store near a heat source (radiator, underfloor heating, sunny window, lacquered or varnished surfaces)
User weight <110kg
Fitness/personal/indoor use only
Designed exclusively for personal, indoor training
Comes with a 24-month warranty from the purchase date.
The warranty is void if the product is damaged due to inappropriate use or negligent maintenance