The trunk was extended for the exercise and the mini stability ball
(Savvier LP, Santa Fe Springs, CA) was placed against the sacrum (about 16 cm [7 inches]) in diameter placed at the mid sacrum) until, in different exercises, the back was extended to either 60, 40, or 20 degrees.
With stability balls
, it's all planes--front, back, side-to-side, top to bottom.
As the popularity of stability balls
continues to grow, there are some things you should know.
Key moves: Handoff (above) Lie on your back with a stability ball
between your shins.
BACK EXTENSIONS: Lie face-down over the top of a stability ball
. Let the ball rest on your hips, peel your chest off the ball, keeping hands behind the ears.
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.
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.
* BREAK IT: O'Connell recommends practicing pelvic tilts while lying on your back or sitting on a stability ball
. Start in your idea of neutral, move into a tuck, return to neutral, then arch into swayback.
McPherson also recommends a stability ball
or a Bosu, which is essentially a stability ball
cut in half.
Fitball is sometimes known as exercise ball, gym ball, pilates ball, sports ball, fitness ball, stability ball
, therapy ball, Swiss ball, yoga ball, balance ball or body ball.
Doing bicep curls on a stability ball
looks silly and is doing nothing.
A.S.A.P: ABDOMINALS, SPINE AND POSTURE (1595523677, $14.99) holds three 8-minute workouts with the stability ball
: a core workout designed to strength core muscles by blending traditional and original routines in a workout.