Exercise Ball Basics

Exercise Ball Basics

These exercise ball basics will show you how to properly use and inflate a yoga ball (aka Swiss Ball, Stability Ball, Fitness Ball, etc) using King Athletic’s Fitness Ball. Doctor Jo will also introduce you to a few simple exercises. Purchase the exercise ball seen in this video at: http://www.askdoctorjo.com/products

The King Athletic Fitness Ball is great for various stretches and exercises including ones to workout your abs, gluts, hips, thighs back and more. It’s also great for yoga and Pilates.

The exercise ball is available in 2 sizes: 55 cm & 65 cm. For individuals (5’1″-5’7″) use the 55cm ball. For individuals (5’8″- 6’2″) use the 65cm ball.

The Fitness ball is made with an anti-burst, smell-free material that’s BPA and phthalate free. It also includes a free foot pump.

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Exercise Ball Basics with King Athletic Fitness Ball:

PRODUCT REVIEW DISCLAIMER: This video represents the honest opinions of Doctor Jo. Thank you to King Athletic for sponsoring this video and providing Doctor Jo with a free Fitness Ball to use/review.

DISCLAIMER: This video and any related comments are not medical advice. Doctor Jo is a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical Therapy; however, she is not YOUR Physical Therapist and can’t possibly diagnose you through the Internet. So don’t use this information to avoid going to your own healthcare professional or to replace the advice they have given you. This information should not be used to self-diagnose or self-treat any medical condition. If you are not properly diagnosed, this information won’t help, and it could make things worse. If you experience any pain, stop immediately and see your healthcare professional.


  1. Jake Fries on April 17, 2023 at 11:05 am

    Hey doctor Jo, I’ve been experiencing really bad IT band pain lately, usually while squatting, jumping, etc. is there anything I can do to get rid of it?

  2. Sofia Sousa Pires on April 17, 2023 at 11:32 am

    +AskDoctorJoe Puppies made an appearance after a long time of not being in a video!

  3. AskDoctorJo on April 17, 2023 at 11:38 am

    Buy a printable worksheet with the Exercise Ball Basics in this video here: https://www.askdoctorjo.com/exercise-ball-basics-worksheet
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  4. Austyn Benninger on April 17, 2023 at 11:39 am


  5. Cami Santos on April 17, 2023 at 11:52 am

    i dislocated my knee five weeks ago and i was wondering what videos i should refer to so i can start running again