Pilates Triadball Ames IA

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Championship Productions
(515) 232-3687
2730 Graham St
Ames, IA
 
Martial Arts Unlimited
(515) 451-9794
6136 Frederiksen Ct
Ames, IA

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Main Street Sportscards
(515) 233-5002
305 Main St
Ames, IA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(319) 743-3066
4601 1st Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(319) 287-5722
Crossroad Commons
Waterloo, IA
 
Sports Page
(515) 232-4111
North Grand Mall
Ames, IA
 
Jax Outdoor Gear
(515) 292-2276
4723 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Sports Authority
(515) 226-9700
Water Tower Place, 4100 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(563) 441-7500
Shops on 53rd and Elmore
Davenport, IA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(563) 557-6130
Kennedy Mall
Dubuque, IA
 
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Pilates Prop Review: The Triadball and Triadball Manual

Triadball from ZenirgyBy Nicole Rogers

Many studios use small balls for myriad reasons. So when I first saw a coworker using the TRIADBALL™ , I thought, “Oh, what a nice sturdy ball!” I had no idea how much I would come to love this little purple ball specifically. And now, its creators—Michael Fritzke and Ton Voogt, Pilates teachers who were trainers for Romana Kryzanowska for over a decade—have released a new 180-page Triadball Manual to help trainers incorporate it into their sessions.

I am very selective about the props I use, and in general use them as little as possible. Being practical though, many clients have neck tension, injuries, osteoporosis, etc., and the Triadball is extremely helpful for those who might need a little extra support in certain positions. The wonderful part is that it is also an excellent tool for challenging the more advanced client. Criss-cross with the Triadball was the first exercise that got my strongest client, a young field hockey player, to show any visible physical signs of effort. Now I use the Triadball with her all the time. The second she sees it she smiles and takes a deep breath.

The Triadball is manufactured with non-toxic hypoallergenic vinyl and is latex-free. In addition, it is made of burst-resistant material, and during the manufacturing process a hint of vanilla extract is added, so there is no chemical smell. Hallelujah! It’s also surprisingly easy to inflate properly—it takes all of 5 seconds, no pump required.

While I had used the ball at work, I just recently received the new manual, which is precise, simple and thorough. There are over 250 exercises with variations, detailed with instructions and black-and-white photos. Though all kinds of fitness professionals use the Triadball, it was created with Pilates in mind, and knowledge of Pilates is necessary to fully understand how to instruct using this manual cover to cover. For a Pilates instructor, the manual is extremely clear...

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