FITTBALL is a simple, yet revolutionary low-impact full-body workout device that costs less than one dumbbell.
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FITTBALL IS A REVOLUTIONARY LOW-IMPACT FULL-BODY WORKOUT DEVICE THAT COST LESS THAN ONE DUMBBELL!
It is not big news that two-thirds of Americans are overweight with half of those obese. Everyone needs daily exercise to maintain muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness. However, in our fast-paced world, it is hard to find the time for any exercise, especially one that moves all the muscles of the body.
FITTBALL PROVIDES A FUN-FILLED FULL-BODY WORKOUT IN AS LITTLE AS 15 MINUTES.
FITTBALL was originally developed to help improve the coordination of the elderly at an assisted living facility. The inventor, Csongor Daniel was a T’ai Chi and exercise instructor at the place, when he noticed that his students put more effort in their exercise when he included fun and humorous activities.
Attaching a ball to a string was the first step to create a hacky sack that would not fly away. It was an instant success. Several weeks later, while one of the balls was hanging off a picture hanger in Csongor’s kitchen, he happened to kick it while walking by. As it bounced back, the wall exercise was born. The same night he has developed his first 15 minute full body workout routine for the newly crowned FITTBALL! With the engineering, healing and exercise background of the creator, FITTBALL has reached its final form – the one you will hold soon.
FITTBALL is simple, yet effective. It consists of a tennis ball size ball (with a lesser bounce) hanging on an 8’ parachute string that can be attached to the waist or torso of an individual (leg exercises), or to a wall (full body exercises), with the help of an adjustable cord lock. It provides endless combinations of fun exercises that are attractive to any skill level.
FITTBALL can be kicked in more ways than an ordinary soccer ball or hacky sack. There are endless combinations of kicks and taps – many of them haven’t even been invented. Have the creators of the skateboard ever imagined how many incredible things it will be able to do?
Besides the leg exercises, FITTBALL is capable of providing a full-body workout, by attaching it to a wall. Depending on the length of the cord you have selected, you may kick it with your feet or knees, hit it with your hips, or hit and punch it with your hands, fists or elbows. You can even use your head! During all these exercises you have to focus on the ball, thus improving your coordination, balance and concentration. You won’t even notice the time going by!
FITTBALL was invented almost three years ago and introduced to Edison Nation at the Las Vegas inventor expo in 2008. It was also taped for Billy Mays’ Pitchmen, but unfortunately the show itself never materialized. Nevertheless, it appeared on Discovery channel and had a few potential buyers in the past year. However, a deal has never been reached. At the moment, it is being sold locally and through a few tennis outlets, while still going through its final stages of refinement.
FITTBALL certainly has the potential to become as popular as the hula-hoop or hacky sack, since it has a full-body workout potential coupled with concentration and tons of fun!
As an addition, a mini DVD with a 15 minute leg routine and a 15 minute full-body routine is being developed to be included in the package. The package itself is environmentally friendly and doesn’t require additional wrapping for individual shipping.
Whether you are a soccer or tennis player searching for ways to improve your game, or a martial artist chiseling the fine details of your moves, or an average person looking for a fun way to exercise, FITTBALL is for you! Bring out the kid in you whether you are 7 or 107!
- FITTBALL is a portable full-body workout device that fits in your pocket
- It provides tons of fun while emphasizing focus
- It is affordable
- Adjustable to any age group and skill level
- Burns calories while improving balance and coordination
- It has the potential to become as popular as hula hoop or hacky sack
- It can be produced in many different colors (both ball and string)
- It can become a collector’s item
- It can be made with a glow-in-the-dark ball
- It requires only a compact packaging with a potential of perfect shelf-placement
- It can lead to several exercise videos…
At this moment, FITTBALL is literally being hand-made (in the USA) in my garage. I would like to keep it made in USA. With the help of Kickstarter I hope to receive enough funds to cover a larger scale production and marketing, including a quality exercise video and web site. Or at least give it a good kickstart…
Thank you for your time and donation.
All the best to you.
No. This ball is heavier, with a lesser bounce. It is easier to control this way. The string is a genuine parachute cord.
Patenting is very expensive. At this moment it has Patent Pending US 61/134,725
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on October 11, 2011.
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