Solon resident Chuck Herman has been in the exercise equipment business for a long time, and he says there's never been a piece of equipment like the Ball Bike.
Created by a Canton company called Fit One, the Ball Bike innovates on the design of an exercise bike by using a stability ball instead of a seat.
This forces the rider to balance during their workout, helping to strengthen the bodies core muscles, said Herman, who is a partner in Fit One.
"It's the only one of its kind in the world," Herman said. "It's a dynamic piece of equipment."
Sound cool? Want to try one? Well, you can at the .
The community center has purchased 11 Ball Bikes from FitOne and will begin offering classes using the unique workout machine.
The classes will run for six weeks and cost $45 for Solon resident members and $60 for non-resident members, with preference going to residents.
The community center will offer demo classes Sunday morning at 8 a.m. and Wednesday at 6 p.m.
To see some of the ways the Ball Bike can be used during a fitness class, check out the Youtube video attached to this article.
Want more information about the classes? Call the Community Center at 248-5747.