How To Do A Stability Ball Russian Twist

The Stability Ball Russian Twist Improves Core And Shoulder Strength

To Make The Russian Twist More Difficult Place Inflated Discs Under Each Foot Or Hold A Medicine Ball

  • Form a bridge position on the stability ball with feet hip width, knees at right angles.
  • Position your mid back to your head on the ball.
  • Raise both arms to a parallel position above shoulders. Press hands together.
  • Slowly rotate upper body to the right resting your weight on your right shoulder.
  • Return slowly to start position.
  • Repeat the movement to the left.
  • Continue twisting side-to-side for desired repetitions.
  • Return to start postion.
  • Walk feet toward the ball until you reach a seated position.
  • Slowly rise up and off the ball.

Modifications: 1) Reduce the amount of air in the ball. 2) Perform fewer repetitions.

Technique: Maintain stability as you move. Use the correct size stability ball where your knees create a 90 degree angle. Point feet forward and avoid sagging.

Virtual Fitness: How To Do A Stability Ball Single Leg Squat

The Stability Ball Single Leg Squat Works Legs, Thighs and Core

The Single Leg Squat Is A Perfect Home Exercise That Requires Little Space

MODIFICATIONS: 1) Place both hands on a wall or other nearby sturdy support. 2) Do fewer repetitions. 3) Replace the ball with an exercise bench, or a sturdy chair.
FOUNDATIONAL EXERCISES: You should be able to do a Standard Squat, and then progress to a Single Leg Squat without using the ball, before attempting the Stability Ball Single Leg Squat.

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


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