I am always excited to try new workouts, classes, or fitness equipment.  I think they add excitement and variety to any workout.  Which is why I was thrilled to partner with Hedstrom Fitness to create a workout using their new Kamagon Ball.

The Kamagon Ball

The Kamagon Ball is the first product for functional, focused, fitness.  Most exercises target specific muscles groups and don’t teach the body to use the core.  The Kamagon Ball not only trains your muscles but it also teachers you how to use your body in an effective, efficient manner.  The Ball is a destabilized weight that uses Hydro-Inertia to create more effective workouts.

What is Hydro-Inertia?

Hydro-Inertia is the use of water to create unstable resistance to maximize core strength.  While doing exercises moving the Kamagon Ball you will need to keep your core embraced in order to stabilize your body.  It truly takes some getting used to at first and is a very popular new method of training amongst fitness professionals and athletes.

The Workout

Once you have a Kamagon Ball, fill it with water, and give these five moves a try with your new fitness tool.  Try to do 12-15 repetitions of each exercise for 3-4 rounds.

 

Squat to Overhead press:  From standing hold the Kamagon Ball at your chest and bend your knees to squat, keeping the weight in your heels.  When you rise lift your arms and the Ball above your head.

Reverse Lunge with Oblique Twist:  Step back into a reverse lunge and as you do rotate your torso and the Ball to the same side of the foot you stepped back with.  Repeat on the other side.

Standing Row:  From standing bend at your hips holding the Ball in each hand, keep your elbows close to your side and row the ball into your belly as you squeeze your upper back.

V-up:  Lay down with the Ball in both hands overhead.  Bring the Ball into your chest as you lift your shoulders, back, and legs to shape the letter ‘V’.

Bicep Curl:  Hold the Ball standing with both hands, keep the elbows close into the body as you flex your elbows, then extend back down.

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Have you heard of hydro-inertia training?

What’s your favorite fitness equipment?

What’s the last new workout you tried?

This post is sponsored by Hedstrom Fitness, I received complimentary product and compensation.  But of course all thoughts, opinions, and pictures are my own.  Thanks for loving the brands that support Sweet and Strong.

34 Comments on Kamagon Ball Workout

  1. Heather @ Polyglot Jot
    February 13, 2017 at 10:13 pm (1 month ago)

    I’ve never heard of this before–I’ll have to check it out sometime! Thanks for sharing!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 13, 2017 at 11:03 pm (1 month ago)

      I had never heard of inertia training either besides using this ball. It’s really neat and definitely tests your balance as well.

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  2. Evangeline
    February 14, 2017 at 2:02 am (1 month ago)

    I’ve never even heard of a Kamagon workout ball. I do love adding in props to my workouts though. I think it makes them so much more interesting!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 4:22 pm (1 month ago)

      Yes I am all about new workout equipment and new workout clothes 😉

      Reply
  3. Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table
    February 14, 2017 at 7:15 am (1 month ago)

    That sounds like a killer workout! I’ve never tried one, but I think I’d like to now!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 4:22 pm (1 month ago)

      It’s almost like a test for balance as well when the water is moving in the ball.

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  4. Julie @ Running in a Skirt
    February 14, 2017 at 1:14 pm (1 month ago)

    I haven’t heard about this yet! It looks like a great addition to a home gym though!! Fabulous workout!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 4:23 pm (1 month ago)

      It is a great addition to a home gym. I love free weights, but never pass up the opportunity to try something new.

      Reply
  5. Jen @ pretty little grub
    February 15, 2017 at 2:29 pm (1 month ago)

    I have never heard of this. Is the ball weighted? Does it come in different weights?

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 4:26 pm (1 month ago)

      The ball isn’t weighted, you fill it with water. So the water moves around when you move forcing you to tighten your core and work on your balance, pretty cool!

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  6. Annmarie
    February 15, 2017 at 2:44 pm (1 month ago)

    Oooh looks like a fun workout! I do a lot of similar moves with my sandbag!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 4:26 pm (1 month ago)

      Yes I was thinking this workout would be great with a sandbag as well.

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  7. Emily
    February 15, 2017 at 3:11 pm (1 month ago)

    Weighted workouts are SO fun; I love that you used a ball for it.

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 4:27 pm (1 month ago)

      The weight and movement of the water definitely adds an extra challenge.

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 11:29 pm (1 month ago)

      Def look into the Kamagon Ball’s Janelle, they’re a truly unique piece of equipment of your home gym.

      Reply
  8. Nicci
    February 15, 2017 at 5:31 pm (1 month ago)

    Looks like ALL the core with these workouts! I’m definitely into the muscle activation required with hydro-inertia workouts – so killer!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 11:31 pm (1 month ago)

      Yes so much core work and you don’t even need to be doing an ab exercise!

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  9. Sarah @ BucketListTummy
    February 15, 2017 at 6:07 pm (1 month ago)

    I haven’t heard of this but it looks great! I’m starting to do more HIIT/interval workouts and enjoying them!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 11:31 pm (1 month ago)

      Yes I love HIIT/interval workouts, this would be a great one to add to that mix!

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  10. Liz
    February 15, 2017 at 6:25 pm (1 month ago)

    I love how you break everything down! Thanks for making it so clear and easy to follow along!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 11:32 pm (1 month ago)

      It was fun making it 😉

      Reply
  11. Jamie King
    February 15, 2017 at 9:09 pm (1 month ago)

    Great workout – the exact thing I need on this rainy, gross day! Thank you!!!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 11:33 pm (1 month ago)

      Oh rainy day workouts are so hard, but I’m much more motivated when I have the equipment I need at home.

      Reply
  12. Nicole @ Fitful Focus
    February 15, 2017 at 9:49 pm (1 month ago)

    I’ve never used one of these, but it sounds like an awesome tool!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 15, 2017 at 11:33 pm (1 month ago)

      It’s great! I love trying new fitness equipment and workouts. And you always feel them a little extra the next day!

      Reply
  13. Lisa @ Mile by Mile
    February 16, 2017 at 1:10 am (1 month ago)

    This looks so interesting! I love trying new fitness tools. Especially ones that help to work the core!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 17, 2017 at 11:40 pm (1 month ago)

      Yes I am always about working the core!

      Reply
  14. Alyse
    February 16, 2017 at 5:50 pm (1 month ago)

    Those V-ups. OUCH, in all the right ways! Thanks for sharing these moves, totally inspired to bust out another workout with my surge!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      February 17, 2017 at 11:41 pm (1 month ago)

      V-ups look so easy, but are so challenging right!

      Reply
  15. Agness of Fit Travelling
    March 22, 2017 at 1:50 pm (7 days ago)

    I have never heard od the Kamagon Ball, but it seems a powerful way to workout, Patty!

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      March 22, 2017 at 10:50 pm (7 days ago)

      Definitely a unique piece of equipment. It’s super effective though!

      Reply
  16. Emily
    March 27, 2017 at 3:55 pm (2 days ago)

    I’ve never heard of a Kamagon workout ball before. It sounds interesting and I can;t wait to check it out. Thanks for your sharing.

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    • sweetandstrong
      sweetandstrong
      March 27, 2017 at 10:09 pm (2 days ago)

      They are a newer unique piece of equipment. Def an extra abdominal challenge in most exercises because you fill the ball with water that moves around.

      Reply

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