The trunk was extended for the exercise and the mini stability ball
was placed against the sacrum (about 16 cm in diameter placed at the mid sacrum) until, in different exercises, the back was extended to 60, 40, or 20 degrees.
Therefore, a new mini stability ball
was tested here in a variety of exercises to examine its ability to cause recruitment of the key core muscles during exercise.
With stability balls
, it's all planes--front, back, side-to-side, top to bottom.
Ball bench dips (below) Sit on the floor and place your heels on top of the stability ball
3The 007Lying on the stability ball
, have your upper back resting on the ball with arms straight and head supported rotate your body to one side and pause.
As fitness co-ordinator at The Village Hotel's leisure club, in Warrington, Julie takes 10 classes every week, from aqua and spinning to body pump, aerobics and stability ball
Last week I gave you some exercises to help tone up your body using a stability ball
Bottom firmers: Lie on your back with a stability ball
between your legs and squeeze them together.
The workout can also be done on a stability ball
instead of a chair.
Muscle conditioning – activities such as lifting weights, hitting a punch bag, swinging a kettlebell, using a suspension trainer and exercising with a stability ball
It's thanks to you that tonight I'm going to stick a pin in my lime green stability ball
that so far hasn't offered me any.
The GoFit Pro Stability Ball
is a great way to keep muscles active in the comfort of home.