Stability Ball Alternating Elbow Plank Leg Lifts

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Stability Ball Alternating Elbow Plank Leg Lifts

The stability ball alternating elbow plank leg lifts 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 the stability ball alternating elbow plank leg lifts.

Beginning

Beginning Prone Plank Leg Lifts

1. Start with your hands shoulder-width apart in a plank stance.

2. The line between your shoulders, hips, and ankles should be straight.

3. Keep your core engaged and lift your right leg off the floor to around hip height.

4. Reverse the process with your left leg.

Movement

Prone Plank Leg Lifts Movement

1. Start off in a plank position on a stability ball.

2. To get there, position yourself as though you're preparing to do a pushup with your hands on the stability ball. Bend at your elbows so that they form 90 degree angles and hold yourself up by your forearms against the stability ball.

3. Both of your toes should be on the ground.

4. To start this exercise, kick one of your legs out to the side by keeping it straight, and then returning your toe back to the ground.

5. Alternate legs with this movement, and repeat for repetitions.

Benefits

Prone Plank Leg Lifts Benefits

This workout tones and strengthens your entire body, improves your posture and stability, reduces body fat, and speeds up your metabolism.

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