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#410501 - 10/29/08 10:01 AM Balance exercise
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Are there any good balance exercises to gain better balance?
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#410502 - 10/30/08 11:22 PM Re: Balance exercise [Re: Ilove2Hit]
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stand on one leg
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#410503 - 10/31/08 03:10 PM Re: Balance exercise [Re: TKD_X]
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is it true that standing on one leg and closing ur eyes is a good one?

(it actually gets quite difficult after some time.. :P
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#410504 - 11/02/08 09:13 AM Re: Balance exercise [Re: Ilove2Hit]
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#410505 - 11/02/08 01:25 PM Re: Balance exercise [Re: Mark_Jakabcsin]
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Really slow kicking.
There are also several really good 'gadgets.'
Standing on one of those balance board things and trying to kick is a good challenge.
I like these downhill ski machines that some people make.
I use one at my gym. It saves time because you get cardio at the same time.
Slacklining is also a very challenging balance activity.
Here is a link to some slackline equitpment and balance boards: http://www.mountaingear.com/pages/produc...alance+training

Finally, try yoga. There are some incredible balance training postures in yoga.

As far as closing your eyes, I don't think it's necessary.
It makes it harder because it decreases spatial awareness, but it won't necessarilly translate to better balance when your eyes are open.

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#410506 - 11/03/08 10:41 PM Re: Balance exercise [Re: berserkerofdeath]
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hhmm thank you.

i believe that the excercise with the closed eyes actually does help. my father used to do this everyday a few minutes and after a 2 years he can stand for pretty long on one leg with his eyes closed.

i also just saw that this technique was also mentioned in other threads.

thanks for your advise!
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