I had been complaining about my lack of time for the gym and a colleague brought their gym to work and left it on my desk. Now I train in my lunch break at the office.
Exercise should compliment our lives and it needs to be functional to have an impact on our quality of life. This means we need to exercise and strengthen the muscle groups that we use under movement stresses in our everyday lives. This could be sitting at a desk, lifting heavy goods or carrying a baby. If we have not got time to attend the gym or cannot afford a gym membership it is vital we use the correct gym equipment for total body training.
Enter The Rooboard
Originally designed to make training faster, more effective and portable for surfers who work in the city of London. The Rooboard has evolved into the ultimate fitness and exercise product for proactive and productive lifestyles.
The Rooboard combines balance and wobble board, gym ball, slant board and air cushion training in a single product.
You perform full range of motion exercises to increase balance, stability, fitness, core strength and muscular symmetry. The Rooboard creates targeted and measured instability which forces the stabiliser muscles to engage. This means you are continually strengthening the core, even when performing upper and lower body strength exercises.
One Balanced Product
With training our balance and stability can improve markedly. These subtle changes in the way our body moves around its centre of gravity and the speed in which it does so, can have a huge impact in our quality of life and sporting performances.
Balance training is functional. This means we are engaging several muscle groups at the same time using a natural flow and transition through the movements. Strength training usually involves isolating a single muscle while we apply stress to it. When we add the balance component we also engage the stabiliser muscles.
Designed in the United Kingdom by Mason Gilmour DipSpSt, a former triathlete, fitness trainer, health club manager and life-long surfer. The Rooboard was created to fulfil specific training requirements within tight parameters. These being, it had to produce solid results, be extremely durable (in order to take a thrashing) and be easily transportable.
The Rooboard was born out of a passion to increase fitness, strength and balance without the gym. It had to increase muscular symmetry and performance for action sports like surfing, skating and skiing. And, it had to fit busy proactive lifestyles and be extremely portable, as in the daily work commute, flights, hotel rooms and those cheeky moments when you want to workout quickly and discreetly.