Ball exercises can add variety to your routine while making your workouts fun and affective. The best thing about stability exercises is that it increases your weight loss by burning extra calories. This exercise is great for your shoulders, abs, butt, and hamstrings.
This challenging exercise a great way to add a little movement to your plank exercises while incorporating a balance challenge by adding the exercise ball. The key to this move is to, first, try not to sink into your shoulders. If you find you’re wobbling on the ball, prop it against the wall for more stability or try this move on the floor first.
- Being on the knees with your forearms on the ball.
- Roll forward until your back is flat. Holding that position, and keeping the shoulders away from the ears, straighten the knees, bringing your body into a plank position.
- Hold for 1-2 seconds and lower the knees, lightly touching the floor before pressing back up.
- Repeat for 1-3 sets of 8-16 reps.
If this exercise is too hard then try doing it on the floor.