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A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Inflatable stability balls have been used for decades by physical therapists and more recently in gyms to help improve posture and balance, and strengthen the body's core.
Lateral Ball Roll--Sitting on a properly sized stability ball, roll forward so your head and shoulders are on the ball only.
This 8-inch diameter inflatable stability ball allows someone to exercise in the home environment with high muscle use of the abdominal muscles (Savvier LP, Carlsbad, California).
Start: Place your hands on the stability ball and lower your chest until it touches ball.
If you have access to classes at your gym, incorporate some Pilates or stability ball work into your programme, as these encourage the lengthening of muscles while toning, rather than shortening and bulking them up.
Setup: Place feet hip-width apart and situate a properly sized stability ball between your lower back and wall.
Approximately four years ago, the 34-year-old fitness trainer and former actor devised this dome-shaped gadget when exercising on a stability ball to help rehabilitate his back.
All of the remaining exercises resulted in significantly lower muscle activation, with suspended pushups, stability ball pushups and standard pushups rounding out the lowest three.
Lie with your upper back on the floor and your feet on a stability ball.
The five exercises illustrated on pages 6-7 target the hip, knees, feet, and ankles: Resistance Band Clamshells (hip), Stability Ball Wall Squats (knees), Dorsiflexion and Plantar Flexion Resistance (feet), and Ankle Inversion/Eversion Resistance (ankles).
Stability ball hamstring curls: Lie on your back with your feet on the ball.
LEVEL 2 - Now add some more resistance to these exercises, such as stability ball squats and planks, dumbbell lunges, a lat pull-down machine and dumbbell shoulder presses.

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