Balance disc squats: Beginner and advanced
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By Todd Gilchrist  October 22, 2009 04:56 pm

Proprioceptive training (awareness of the body’s position in space) is an important element in fitness training because it can reduce the risk of injury and increase the body’s movement efficiency. Adding an unstable surface to a simple body weight exercise, such as a squat, is a great way to improve coordination, athletic skill, core strength and even posture.

Note it is important to consult with your doctor before following this and or any other exercise program. User assumes all risks.

Todd Gilchrist is a personal trainer and kettlebell specialist at Powerfit Personal Training in Rohnert Park. He can be reached at

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