Push Ups on the Pilates Ball

Exercise Ball Shoulder: Side Shoulder: Front Triceps

If you think that "regular" push ups are too easy, try them with Pilates balls - much more difficult!


  1. It's recommended to do this exercise on a yoga or exercise mat to prevent your feet from sliding; however, you can do this on the floor without a mat as well. Have a small Pilates ball under each hand. Set up in the push up position, with your hands directly below your shoulders and your body forming a straight line.

  2. Keeping your core engaged, inhale and bend your elbows, keeping them close to your sides. Go down as far as you can without collapsing.

  3. Exhale and push yourself back up to the start position. Repeat 8-12 times, rest, then repeat the exercise if desired.

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