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Balance as an Afterthought

Posted by Dave on 3/17/2017 to News
Balance as an Afterthought

Vew-Do was recently asked to participate in a very cool after-school program at a local youth center in Burlington, Vermont and it really didn’t have anything to do with helping the kids improve their balance.

Kinesthesia is the sense of motion and movement in the brain from the various receptors in the body located in muscles, tendons and joints. Riding a Vew-Do Balance Board is a very kinesthetic movement. There is also a concept called Kinesthetic Learning where students engage in an activity to aid in the learning process. Many people respond very positively to this learning method versus just listening or watching.

Balance Board Svend Press Variation

Posted by Keith on 3/9/2017 to Training Videos

When doing a Svend Press, adding a balance board may look easy.  However, if you stay focused on maintaining good form, keep solid pressure on the weight, and slow it down, you’ll feel the effectiveness on your inner pecs very fast.

Muscle Groups TargetedChest, Shoulders, Forearms and Triceps

Sam Tabor - Best Balance Board Ever?!

Posted by Keith on 2/24/2017 to Training Videos


Sam Tabor just found out that there are such things as REAL balance boards...no need for skate decks and soda bottles Sam!

"I never knew a real balance board even existed! Big thanks to Vew-Do for sending me this, it's so fun! Hope you guys dig this! Subscribe for daily videos, click the bell and thanks for watching!

Buy a balance board!"

Better Balance, Better Trail Running

Posted by Keith on 2/21/2017 to Training Videos


Most people have come to see fitness as a series of separate fundamental components that are easily identified and measured – cardio endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, etc. Often times, motor control coordination is forgotten as one of those integral pieces of keeping fit.

For some exercise routines such as with yoga, balance is an obvious focus, but there are quite a few training routines that seem to forget how important a role balance is to maintaining correct form and a fit lifestyle. For people who run in particular, balance could not be more critical, because the actual act of running is in itself a balancing act. Yet for many runners, balance is not often focused on.

Indoor Stand Up Paddle Surf Training

Posted by Keith on 2/16/2017 to Training Videos


Looking to have fun with some dry land SUP training? Then check out Bobby Green (Amelia Island Paddle Surf Company) and Brew Moscarello (Owner and Designer of Vew-Do Balance Boards) while they show you how easy it can be to transition from a stand-up paddle board to a balance board.

Working on your toe and heel movements are excellent ways to strengthen your feet, legs, and core. Notice how Brew uses his feet, moving his heels up and down. The muscle contractions of the feet initiate the turn, and are the only connection between the board and the rider. This is why having strong, well-balanced feet and toes are so important to any board sport enthusiast. 

Watch Now: Channeling Tragedy into Triumph, Stealing the Spotlight, and Earning the Day with Adam Von Rothfelder

Posted by keith on 2/9/2017 to News

"Walk the path less taken" Great advice from fitness expert Adam Von Rothfelder during a podcast on Too Fit. During the entire one hour and 25 minute podcast, Adam was on his Vew-Do El Dorado rather than sitting in a comfy chair. Listen to the podcast and get some great tips on taking your fitness to the next level.



In this Episode:
  • Behind the scenes of reality TV - how to know who is real and who is fake
  • How to stay true to yourself in light of success and fame
  • A deeper look at Adam's personal journey to the limelight and his tips for becoming successful, despite multiple personal setbacks
  • Why balance is the missing element in your strength training regimen.
  • What it means to "Eat Right for your Activity Type."
  • What's more useful for reaching your goals: intensity or intentionality?
  • The only 3 lifts Adam utilizes to build strength and muscle
  • Why you should develop hanging strength in addition to overhead strength
  • The difference between being flexible and being mobile is greater than you know
  • Plus...Adam's secret for delivering a knockout punch!

Adam Von Rothfedler is well on his way to becoming a household name. As a premier model for Versace and the star of NBC's hit show Strong, many are becoming familiar with the muscles, tattoos, and immortal grip strength that characterize Adam's larger than lift personality.

Improve Your Snowboard 180s

Posted by Keith on 2/7/2017 to Training Videos


Using a Vew-Do balance board, you can accurately practice snowboard 180s at home, and then take those skills to the snow. Our patented track system is specifically designed to enable rotations by pushing on your toes or heels -- just like you would on a snowboard. Other balance boards only allow you to go back and forth, which won’t cut it, and certainly won’t help you out on the snow.

Benefits of Vew-Do Balance Training

Posted by Keith on 1/31/2017 to News
Benefits of Vew-Do Balance Training

As proprietors of balance, we at Vew-Do Balance boards are fully aware of the importance of adding balance training to your regular exercise routine, and it’s good to know that researchers at colleges and universities such as Harvard agree.

Experts in sports medicine and physical therapy agree that balance training is beneficial to people of all ages and of all athletic abilities. That’s because not only is balanced used in almost all purposeful movement and physical activity, but also because balance erodes over time like any other skill. Requiring sensory input, central processing and motor control, and muscle power to maintain stability, in order to stay in peak physical condition, balance training can help by being constructive in improving your mobility overall and preventing injury and falls- including as an older adult. In order to steadily stay on your feet, your body has to use various body systems at once, including the following:  

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