Stability Ball Elbow Plank Leg Raises

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Stability Ball Elbow Plank Leg Raises

Each stability ball elbow plank leg raises should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop this stability ball elbow plank leg raises.

Beginning

Beginning Plank Leg Raises

1. Maintain good posture throughout the exercise with shoulder blades back and down, good stability through the abdominal complex, and neutral spine angles.

2. Keep the belly tight by drawing the belly button towards the spine. Then, contract the pelvic floor by tightening the same muscles that are commonly used to stop the flow of urine.

Movement

Plank Leg Raises Movement

1. Start in a plank position, the elbows on a bench and toes are on a stability ball, core is activated, buttocks are squeezed and shoulder blades are back and down.

2. Perform alternating side (away from the body) kicks with the legs at the hip joint.

Benefits

Plank Leg Raises Benefits

It aids in the loss of weight from the legs and lower abdomen.

Tone and strengthens abdominal and leg muscles.

An excellent exercise for the lower abs.

Can help to strengthen hamstrings, calf muscles, and glutes.

It's a great exercise that you can do while lying down in bed.

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