Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Bridge Using An Exercise Ball

This week's exercise, the bridge, utilizes an exercise ball. This movement will help stabilize your core and back, as well as your glutes. The slide show below demonstrates how to complete the bridge exercise with the ball. If you are using a mobile device or tablet, please turn your device horizontally to view the captions. … Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Bridge Using An Exercise Ball

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Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Dips Using A Chair

Tricep dips utilize your body weight to build strength in your triceps and deltoids. To do the chair dip exercise: Place a sturdy chair in an open space. Sit down and wrap your fingers around the front edge of the chair. Slide your body forward until your buttocks is just off the chair. Start with… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Dips Using A Chair

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Exercise Of The Week: Squat With An Exercise Ball

We're continuing our series of exercises using an exercise ball. This week, we'll show how to complete a squat with an exercise ball. Courtney Medical Group earns a commission from purchases made through the link above. Place an exercise ball between the wall and the curve of your lower back. Stand with your feet shoulder-width… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Squat With An Exercise Ball

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Exercise Of The Week: How To Sit On An Exercise Ball

Exercise balls are an excellent tool in building core and back strength. The movement of the ball requires the body to respond in order to maintain balance. Using an exercise ball while doing exercises that are typically done while standing or sitting on a stationary surface adds a whole other level of strength and balance… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: How To Sit On An Exercise Ball

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Exercise Of The Week: Lat Extensions Using Resistance Bands

This week we'll continue using the resistance bands with a door anchor. This exercise, the straight-arm lat extension can be done either standing or kneeling. Kneeling allows for isolation of the latissimus dorsi muscle (see image below). SET UP Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at the top of the door.… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Lat Extensions Using Resistance Bands