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

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

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Planks

Planks help build strength in your core, shoulders, lower back, and glutes. This week we'll start with the basic plank, and then show you additional versions in the Wednesday's to come. For the basic plank: Get into position as though you were going to start a push-up, with your hands directly below your shoulders, and… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Planks