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Lower body Stability ball exercises

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  • The balance ball has become a staple of every health club in America and perhaps globally. Yes, the stability ball is amazing for working our core. Yes, you can perform better squats. Yes, the squats with the ball against the wall will help your knees. And yes, sit ups are especially challenging with a balance ball. And yes, the many known benefits of the balance ball are motivating. And yet, sadly, health clubs across the world have missed an important link both in training and in persuasion - the training diagram. For you see, there is nothing better than a well done exercise chart to remind us all of the simplicity the many exercises this round rubber ball can perform. Continue reading and we will share with the best of the best in balance ball exercise charts. And you will see first hand, the diverse functionality this simple fitness tool can offer. More importantly, my wish for you is to be motivated to try every exercise - at least once - come on you can do it!

    Because it provides an unstable surface, it is particularly useful for core strengthening and adds extra difficulty to many exercises. Then slowly lower yourself onto the ball, holding that position for a few seconds, then lifting yourself back up gym ball exercises for beginners and repeating the process. In some cases, a Swiss ball can make an exercise easier too, for example a Swiss ball squat exercise helps maintain form for those new to squatting.

  • Train for strength and balance using the 17 ball exercises featured on this poster. Exercises work the shoulders, chest, triceps, neck, hamstrings, quadriceps, abductors, adductors and shin muscles. All exercises are clearly explained with step-by-step instructions and descriptive photos. Laminated or paper chart; 24” x 36”.

    This page provides links to every ball exercise available on this site.

    Ball exercises are grouped based on the main muscle group they mainly target.

    Clicking on each exercise will bring you to a page where you can review detailed instructions and animated illustrations.

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    Make your selection from the list of ball exercises below:

    As a physical therapist my primary concern is injury treatment and prevention. If you are new to exercise ball exercises I recommend approaching this site in the following fashion:
      1. Core Anatomy
      2. Core Stabilization
      3. Core Instability
      4. Before the Exercise Ball
      5. How to buy an Exercise Ball
      6. Precautions
      7. Instructions
      8. Basic Program
      9. Exercise Progression

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  • The training concepts described on this web site represent the ultimate evolution of sport specific training. As an athlete with excellent core stability you will generate greater power, and strength in any off balance situation. You will run, swing, jump, and swim with greater efficiency. You will be able to apply the strength you have developed in the gym more effectively in functional and competitive situations.

    Whether you have never exercised a day in your life or you're a professional athlete, you can benefit from strengthening using the exercise ball. The free exercise ball exercises presented here represent a combination of the latest concepts from both the physical therapy realm and the physical conditioning world and are accompanied by illustrations. We try to review both the theory and rationale behind the ball exercises and present them with detailed instructions and photographs.

    I've included 173 exercise ball exercises with over 300 illustrations detailing exercises that require nothing but an exercise ball. I've included a variety of sample exercise ball workout programs for individuals with different levels of experience and involvement in sports.

    As a physical therapist I am regularly approached by my patients for a good source of free exercise ball exercises. Web sites of sufficient caliber are sparse, brief, incomplete, and full of advertising. I decided to start this web site to fulfill this need for free ball exercises.

    Check out the stability ball exercises you're probably not doing. Many of the moves may look easy, but don't be fooled -- you'll be working that body. And don't forget to tell us your favorite move in the comments.

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Below are some of my favorite ball exercises from the Sit and Be Fit television series. Ball exercises are great for improving:
1) Dexterity/coordination (eye & hand)
2) Strength (upper & lower extremity & abs)
3) Flexibility (shoulders & trunk)