Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Planks On An Exercise Ball

Continuing with our series of exercises using an exercise ball (also called a stability ball), this week we're adding planks to the mix. Start by kneeling on the floor, and lean forward to where your stomach and hips are leaning on the ball.Walk your hands forward, so the ball ends up at your ankles. You'll… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Planks On An Exercise Ball

one leg plank using a wobble cushion
Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: One-Leg Plank On A Wobble Cushion

As other plank variations do, one-legged planks work your core, shoulders, and back. Planks also help improve your balance and posture, which benefits your body overall. Position yourself in a push up position, with your hands on a wobble cushion. If you find the cushion slides out from under you, try this exercise on a… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: One-Leg Plank On A Wobble Cushion

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Side Planks

Most people stick to the traditional form of planks, which we discussed last week. Side planks are a great variation to target the obliques. Strengthening these muscles, and your core in general, helps stabilize your back and prevent injury. For the side plank: Start on your side with your feet stacked, one on top of… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Side Planks