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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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The experimental protocol was performed on SSs and USs using the bench press exercise on a bench (Righetto Fitness Equipment[R], Bench Press, SP, BR) and a Swiss ball (Mercur[R], Gym Ball, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil).
Kids on the Ball: Using Swiss balls in a Complete Fitness Program.
At the last masterclass I went to, during the period I was doing the Cardi-Back programme, the Swiss Ball came out on stage and some of the pupils had to lie over the ball and sing facing the floor and also had to lie back over the ball and sing as well.
Changes in muscle activity and perceived exertion during exercises performed on a Swiss ball.
33-35) The Swiss ball offers the advantage over floor crunches in that exercise on the Swiss ball allows a greater extension during abdominal exercise compared with lying on the floor.
Individuals were required to perform push up exercises with their hands either on a 65 cm diameter Swiss ball or with their hands supported on an exercise bench of a similar height.
Whether you want to start gently with a simple Swiss ball and yoga mat or go full throttle with a cross trainer or rowing machine, we've found all the workout kit you need, and at knockdown prices too.
I rely on my own remedial efforts for leg strengthening and so I have retreated to the spare room to do straight leg-lifts with ankle weights and to lean back to the wall, rolling on a Swiss ball, up-down, to perk up the quadriceps.
In contrast, no significant differences were found in favour of pectoralis major activation during push-up exercises on a Swiss ball compared with a stable condition (Lehman et al.
He's also in the book for standing on a Swiss Ball for the longest time at Stonehenge, balancing a pool cue while walking the longest distance at the Pyramids in Egypt, skipping rope the most times in a minute while jumping on a pogo stick at Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and bouncing the fastest mile on a space hopper along the Great Wall of China.
The subjects underwent a familiarization program on the unstable platform, which was represented by a bench press on a Swiss ball.
This is a regular push-up, except that you do it with shins placed on a Swiss ball.

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