Powerball® Challenge ABS®
Powerball Challenge ABS -
Original ABS® safety made in Germany - The airbag for your gym ball
What is a Powerball® Challenge ABS®?
It is an inflatable and burst proof gymnastic ball made of anti-burst material - made in Germany. The material called Crylon is odorless and exceptionally sturdy (max load up to 2000 kg/ anti-burst guarantee up to 500 kg). It is free of latex and contains no forbidden phthalates. The Powerball ABS is produced in Germany by TOGU GmbH – the specialist for inflatable training and therapy equipment.
What is it good for?
The right ball for heavy duty use. It offers safety for tough functional training and exercises with weights. The Powerball Challenge ABS is capable of resisting loads up to 2000kg and is guaranteed burst proof for dynamic loads up to 500kg. Sitting on the Powerball Challenge ABS can help to avoid back pain. Abdominal and back muscles can be strengthened through safe, efficient, and dynamic back and stability exercises.
How does it work?
While sitting on the ball an upright posture is almost automatically assumed by the upper body. At the same time the pelvic floor-, abdominal and back muscles are inevitably being used for balancing. This ongoing activity strengthens the muscles.
Explanation anti-burst material and burst proof:
The anti-burst material is a special molecular composition of the ball that prevents it from bursting even when punctured by a sharp object. The molecular structure does not allow a whole to grow rapidly faster and rip the ball apart. In case it becomes punctured the ball looses air slowly and leaves enough time for its user to get off safely. There is a difference between the total load a ball can withstand when not damaged, and the maximum load that is allowed for the ball in order not to burst if punctured. The Powerball Challenge ABS can withstand a weight of 2000 kg if undamaged and is guaranteed burst proof up to 500 kg of weight in case it becomes punctured. This weight is considered to be dynamic. That means a person moving on the ball can weigh up to 500 kg.
Expert opinion of Oliver Schmidtlein, physiotherapist and owner of OSPHYSIO:
"Training top athletes require maximal effect and guaranteed safety. TOGU's Powerball® ABS® Series offers both thanks to its unique material composition. No matter if Training coordination, stabilityor training with leavy loads - TOGU Powerball ABS are the safest and best fitness balls for me."
“As I sit down on the Powerball Challenge ABS I immediately feel the outstanding robustness of its material. Instantly it becomes clear that it can easily handle exceptional loads. Because of its material it offers maximum safety. Its versatility makes the Powerball Challenge ABS a perfect tool for functional training. The exercises can be performed with my stomach or my back propped up against the ball. I do push-ups or stem weights while sitting on the ball, too. This kind of training involves various muscle groups and makes me achieve optimal training results.
Certified and recommended by the forum: Gesunder Rücken - besser
leben e.V. und dem Bundesverband der deutschen Rückenschulen (BdR) e.V. Further information here.
Size: 55 - 65 cm one size fits all
Color: silver (Attention: only single product picture original color !!)
Weight: approx. 3,500 g
Load capacity: 2000 kg (Anit burst guarantee: 500 kg)