Stability ball back extension with knees off floor

STRENGTH

General Guidelines:

Be sure to maintain proper posture throughout the entire movement to prevent unneeded stress. Keep your shoulder blades retracted slightly; maintain good stability in your core during the entire movement and keep your spine in natural alignment.

 

How to Do:

 

  1. Kneel down on the floor slowly and lean your hips securely on the stability ball.
  2. Hug the stability ball with your hands on each side for extra support and lift your knees of the floor.
  3. Begin the exercise by first tightening your glutes, keeping your chin tucked for proper spine alignment and extend your back as illustrated below. 
  4. Lower slowly back into the starting position, making sure to keep the stability ball still the entire movement.

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