12th November 2019


How do you use an exercise ball?

No 9: Balance With an Exercise Ball
  1. Sit on the exercise ball, with your hands on your hips.
  2. Lengthen your spine as you imagine a string pulling the top of your head up.
  3. Plant your feet together on the ground in front of the ball.
  4. Lift one foot off the floor and hold for 3 to 5 seconds.
  5. Repeat 8 times with each leg.

Correspondingly, what muscles does a stability ball crunch work?

Because of its ability to target the entire core, the Swiss-ball crunch should be a staple in your workout. The exercise primarily works the rectus abdominis, or six-pack muscles, and the transverse abdominis. But when performed properly, it also calls on muscles that stabilize the hips and lower back.

Are abdominal crunches effective?

Even though crunches appear to be an incredibly effective and simple way to strengthen and tone your abs, they shouldn't be your only abdominal exercise. Core exercises, specifically abdominal exercises, must be done in a variety of ranges of motion, in different angles and positions, in order to engage all muscles.

How do you do crunches with weights?

Weighted Crunches Instructions
  1. Lie flat on your back with your feet flat on the ground or resting on a bench with your knees bent at a 90 degree angle.
  2. Hold a weight to your chest, or you may hold it extended above your torso.
  3. Now, exhale and slowly begin to roll your shoulders off the floor.
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