push ups with stability ball
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Exercise Of The Week: Push-Ups Using An Exercise Ball

Over the course of the past couple of months, we have shared a variety of exercises that can be modified using an exercise/stability ball. Almost any exercise can be made more difficult using the ball; the balance required of your body to stabilize while completing an exercise adds that much more difficulty to any movement.… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Push-Ups Using An Exercise Ball

Oblique Crunch
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Exercise Of The Week: Oblique Crunch Using An Exercise Ball

This week, we are focusing on another version of a traditional crunch while using an exercise ball. The oblique crunch targets your external and internal abdominal obliques. Image courtesy of: pilatesfitness.com To complete this exercise: Sit on the ball and walk out until your middle back is on the ball. Place your hands behind your… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Oblique Crunch Using An Exercise Ball

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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

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Exercise Of The Week: Dumbbell Fly Using An Exercise Ball

This week we'll tackle a dumbbell fly using an exercise ball. Start by sitting on an exercise ball with a dumbbell in each hand Slowly roll down making sure that your head and shoulders are on the ball and your feet are planted firmly on the floor in front of you Hold the dumbbell straight… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Dumbbell Fly Using An Exercise Ball

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Exercise Of The Day: Tricep Kickback On An Exercise Ball

This tricep kickback builds strength in your abs (as you stabilize on the ball), as well as your triceps and back. To complete the exercise: Holding a dumbbell in each hand, lie face down with your stomach on a stability ball, toes on the floor, and body in a straight line. Keep your upper arms in… Continue reading Exercise Of The Day: Tricep Kickback On An Exercise Ball