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Exercise Star

The New Shape of Fitness™

AbStar®

The patented AbStar is a compact, inflatable exercise device that improves strength, stamina, stability, and body awareness safely at home or in the gym. With a unique rounded-star design, it helps users maintain proper positioning to maximize exercise benefits. It enables an exerciser to work out abs, back, legs, arms, and the entire body.

It is only 10 inches high, 20 inches in diameter, and 3.6 pounds. One-size-fits-all, it is easy to use, carry, and store. Easily cleans with soap and water, and safely sanitizes with alcohol wipes or disinfectant sprays and gels.

AbStar

AbStar

The New Shape of Fitness™

Email: team@abstar.com

Call: (310) 734-8500

Specifications

Anti-burst, rated to 500 lb.
Integrated, anti-slip base means it stays where you put it.
The industrial-strength air valve prevents air leaks and means no re-pumping needed.
Dimensions: 10” high and 20” in diameter
Weight: 3.6 lbs.
Made of PVC
Safely sanitizes with alcohol wipes or disinfectant sprays and gels.
Disclaimer: Not designed for standing balance.

Unique. Effective. Affordable.

​For the first time, AbStar Fitness is offering a full license for the manufacture and distribution of the AbStar Exercise Star.

Call 310-734-8500 to inquire or fill out the form below.

Benefits for Your Customers

Strength

Stamina

Core Stability

Body Awareness

Flexibility

Fun

Great for individual home use or group fitness classes, personal training, or boot camps, indoors or out.

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Engage the Core

Seated Exercises - Inner Thighs

Challenge Yourself

Add Instability

ROM Stretch - Low Back

Safely Add Weight

Add Variety

Hit Every Muscle

Disclaimer: Please do not step, stand, jump, or bounce on the AbStar. Please use only as directed for your safety.

Work Every Side

Work Those Legs

Squeeze for Strength

ROM Stretch - Hips and Glutes

The Exercise Star is safer, easier to use and clean, and more effective than an exercise ball.

Each ball above is rated at 65cm high despite the obvious size differences. Each Exercise Star is uniform and only 24cm high (about 10 inches).

licensee benefits

  • Unique, patented design
  • Only one SKU needed
  • Ships and stores flat
  • Stacks and displays easily
  • Approximately 4 pounds boxed
  • Multiple target audiences
  • Multiple sales channels
  • Low-cost production
  • Eco-friendly manufacturing options

AbStar Fitness

A division of Bionic Ventures LLC, AbStar Fitness creates unique fitness products and programs to help people exercise more safely and efficiently.

customer benefits

  • One size fits all
  • Anti-slip base keeps it in place
  • Less than 4-pound weight
  • Easy to use, move, and store
  • Easily and safely sanitizes with alcohol wipes or disinfectant sprays
  • Patented design helps exercisers stay in the proper exercise positions
  • Low, 10-inch height so you never fear of falling off
  • Compact, less than 20 inches in diameter
  • Industrial air valve so you never need to re-pump
  • Use bodyweight or resistance from the AbStar
  • Endless, low-impact exercise options
  • Improves strength, stamina, and body awareness
  • Allows for range-of-motion (ROM) stretching to improve flexibility
Free fitness programs from AbStar Gyms featuring the AbStar Core Trainer - Core strength

Why Exercise on an Unstable Surface?

From Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 2010, 35(1): 109-112, https://doi.org/10.1139/H09-128

"The use of instability devices and exercises to train the core musculature is an essential feature of many training centres and programs. It was the intent of this position stand to provide recommendations regarding the role of instability in resistance training programs designed to train the core musculature.

The core is defined as the axial skeleton and all soft tissues with a proximal attachment originating on the axial skeleton, regardless of whether the soft tissue terminates on the axial or appendicular skeleton. Core stability can be achieved with a combination of muscle activation and intra-abdominal pressure. Abdominal bracing has been shown to be more effective than abdominal hollowing in optimizing spinal stability.

When similar exercises are performed, core and limb muscle activation are reported to be higher under unstable conditions than under stable conditions.

However, core muscle activation that is similar to or higher than that achieved in unstable conditions can also be achieved with ground-based free-weight exercises, such as Olympic lifts, squats, and deadlifts. Since the addition of unstable bases to resistance exercises can decrease force, power, velocity, and range of motion, they are not recommended as the primary training mode for athletic conditioning.

However, the high muscle activation with the use of lower loads associated with instability resistance training suggests they can play an important role within a periodized training schedule, in rehabilitation programs, and for nonathletic individuals who prefer not to use ground-based free weights to achieve musculoskeletal health benefits.”*

*Bold type and paragraphs added by AbStar Fitness.

Benefit by Using the AbStar® 

In lay terms, the before-mentioned research study abstract means that the vast majority of exercisers can benefit from using a safe, unstable surface to enhance muscle use and recruitment. It means that you will use more muscles and you will use them differently at each moment due to the unstable base of the AbStar.

Although similar benefits can be achieved by using heavier weights or more active, sports-inspired actions, AbStar exercises are designed to minimize detrimental impacts on the body while maximizing positive effects. Thus, using lighter weights with the AbStar along with other total body exercises can give you similar benefits more quickly and safely than using heavier weights or high-impact-type exercises. That makes using the AbStar safe and effective for every exerciser.

See your doctor before beginning any exercise program. By using this site, you agree to our terms of use.

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STRENGTH. STAMINA. STABILITY.

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Contact us at 310-734-8500 or fill out the form below.

Buy or License the AbStar®

Add our flagship product, the AbStar (aka Exercise Star), to your gym or fitness portfolio. Call 310-734-8500 or fill out our contact form for more information.

AbStar Fitness is a Bionic Ventures LLC company.