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Wednesday, September 07, 2005
Exercise balls

it's about exactly one year since i had my back problems.

Recently, the back just got worse again, and i actually had to stop working out in the gym for about 3 weeks, and adding the week prior to that in San Francisco, i had almost a month of non-regular workouts.

Today, i did a long session with my chiropractor, and found that i actually lost about 6 kgs. 8( that's sad for me.

We bought a similar gadget like these exercise balls to help relieve my back pain, and amazingly (this sounds like a TV Media ad), it works the moment you sit on it.

I was able to sit on the inflated exercise ball for hours without having any pain in the lower back. I can't even sit for more than 30 mins on a typical chair now without having pain.

Back to the chiropractic session today, the doctor found that i have very tight and muscular hamstrings, and that probably made my lower back situation worse. I have to start to do more stretching (which i've done for a while now), and to do regular stretches throughout the day in office too.

 
posted by Jonathan at 9:07 PM | Permalink |


2 Comments:


At 9:46 PM, Blogger sharon

lao liao. must admit mah, great grand uncle.

 

At 10:47 AM, Blogger Tempest Blue

I still haven't figured out how to work those balls...