Exercise Ball Exercises

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Exercises


Side Plank on the Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a great exercise for strengthening the trunk muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Oblique Abdominal Muscles on the Pilates Ball
Summary

Oblique Abdominal Muscles on the Exercise Ball

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Push Ups on the Pilates Ball
Summary

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

  • Muscle Group: Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Shoulder: Side
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: Strength
Exercise Ball Push Ups
Summary

As with traditional push ups, this exercise targets the chest muscles, but also works on your core stability if done correctly.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core
Triceps Dips on the Exercise Ball
Summary

An excellent exercise for the triceps and shoulders.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Partial Plank on the Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a great beginner exercise for training core stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Hip Flexors, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Shoulder: Front, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core
Alternating Bridge on the Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a good exercise for the low back, buttocks, and hamstrings.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Diagonal Back and Shoulder Exercise with the Ball
Summary

This is a fun, yet challenging exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core
Upper and Middle Back Stretch
Summary

This exercise is a relaxing way to stretch the spine.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Chest, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Back Stretch
Summary

A simple exercise that can be done on any chair (even an office chair!) as well as on the exercise ball.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Neck, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Seated Rows on the Ball
Summary

This exercise focuses on the muscles of the shoulder & middle of the back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Pushups with the Exercise Ball & Exercise Band
Summary

This is a good exercise if you are not yet comfortable with pushups on the floor.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Chest, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Heel Kickbacks over the Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a great exercise for the gluteal muscles (buttocks).

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hamstrings, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Buttocks, Back and Thigh Exercise I
Summary

This exercise especially targets the buttocks muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Quads, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Buttocks, Back and Thigh Exercise II
Summary

If this exercise is performed correctly, you can target many muscle groups at once.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core

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