How To Do A Stability Ball Dumbbell Combo

Stability Ball Dumbbell Combo Is A Core Stabilization Exercise The Strengthens Back and Shoulders
INSTRUCTIONS

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INSTRUCTIONS

There are 5 moves in this exercise. Lie on the stability ball with feet hip width. Hold dumbbells with a pronated grip in the start position with dumbbells under shoulders. 1) Slowly bend elbows into a right angle while lifting dumbbells up. 2) Keep elbows at right angles and move weights up aligning dumbbells with ears. 3) Straighten elbows while pushing dumbbells forward, arms forming a straight line. 4) Pull elbows back to a right angle. This is the same position as # 2. 5) Lower dumbbells to the start position. Repeat additional rounds as desired.


TECHNIQUE: Keep shoulders away from the ears. Push front of the hips into the ball by maintaining glute muscle activation. Remain stable during each movement.

MODIFICATION: If the ball is too large, or the weight too heavy, you’ll have difficulty with stabilization. If your feet don’t touch the floor, select a smaller ball or remove some of the air.


EQUIPMENT: Stability Ball and Dumbbells


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How To Do Prone Wide Rows on A Stability Ball With A Workout Bar

Stability Ball Prone Wide Rows Is A Core Stabilization Exercise The Strengthens Upper Back and Core
INSTRUCTIONS

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Workout Bars are Sold by Weight at Perform Better, Power Systems and Amazon

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INSTRUCTIONS

Take a prone position on the exercise ball with feet wider than hips. Bend elbows and grip the workout bar wider than shoulder width. Slowly bring the bar toward chest and then release to the start position. Grip is pronated with wrists straight.


TECHNIQUE: Remain stable throughout.

MODIFICATION: If the ball is too large, or the weight is too heavy, you’ll have difficulty with stabilization. If your feet don’t touch the floor select a smaller ball or release some of the air.


EQUIPMENT: Stability Ball and Workout Bar


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How To Do A Basic Back Strength Exercise On A Stability Ball

Stability Ball Cobra Combination Is A Core Stabilization Exercise The Strengthens Back and Shoulders
INSTRUCTIONS

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INSTRUCTIONS

There are 3 moves in this exercise. Lie on the stability ball with feet slightly wider than your hips. 1) Slowly raise arms up and outward forming a wide V-angle for one repetition. Lower arms. 2) Raise arms out to your sides forming a straight line for one repetition. Lower arms. 3) Raise arms in back of you forming a V-angle for one repetition. Lower arms. Repeat additional rounds of 3 movements as desired.


TECHNIQUE: Remain stable during each movement.

MODIFICATION: If the ball is too large, you’ll have difficulty with stabilization. If your feet don’t touch the floor select a smaller ball or release some of the air.


EQUIPMENT: Stability Ball


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Virtual Fitness: How To A Static Latissimus Dorsi Stretch On A Stability Ball

The Latissimus Dorsi Static Stretch Challenges Core Strength While Improving Back Flexibility
A STATIC STRETCH IS HELD FOR 20 – 30 SECONDS
INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1. Get onto an all fours position with hands under shoulders and knees under hips. Draw in the abs and press away from the floor with with both hands to help stabilize the shoulders.

Step 2: Position one forearm on the exercise ball with thumb pointing upward.

Step 3: Slowly roll the ball away from the body until a stretch is felt in the latissimus muscle. Hold position for 20-30 seconds.

Step 4: Repeat on the other side. Maintain stability throughout the exercise. Maintain a relaxed breathing pattern. Keep a straight line from crown of the head to tailbone. Move slowly.

COMMON ERRORS: Overarching the back. Dropping the head downward or looking up. Sagging torso downward. Moving too fast.

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WHERE TO BUY STABILITY BALLS

Exercise Balls are sold by Amazon, Perform Better, and Power Systems


EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

Virtual Fitness: How To An Active Latissimus Dorsi Stretch On A Stability Ball

The Latissimus Dorsi Active Stretch Challenges Core Strength While Improving Back Flexibility
An Active Stretch Is Not Held
INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1. Get onto an all fours position with hands under shoulders and knees under hips. Draw in the abs and press away from the floor with with both hands to help stabilize the shoulders.

Step 2: Position one forearm on the exercise ball with thumb pointing upward.

Step 3: Slowly roll the ball away from the body until a stretch is felt in the latissimus muscle. Pause for a few seconds at the top of the movement and then return to the start postion.

Step 4: Repeat on the other side. Maintain stability throughout the exercise. Maintain a relaxed breathing pattern. Keep a straight line from crown of the head to tailbone. Move slowly.

COMMON ERRORS: Overarching the back. Dropping the head downward or looking up. Sagging torso downward. Loss of balance from moving too fast.

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WHERE TO BUY STABILITY BALLS

Exercise Balls are sold by Amazon, Perform Better, and Power Systems


EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider