How do I perform a ball crunch with rotation?

Advertisement
Advertisement

Start
1. Lie with ball under low back and knees directly over ankles; feet on floor, hip-width apart.
2. Extend back over curve of ball and cross hands on chest.
Movement
3. Draw-in belly button and squeeze butt muscles.
4. Crunch upper body forward and rotate upper body to one side, then return to center.
5. Return to start; repeat on opposite side.
Lie on a stability ball with the ball placed under your low back, bend your hips slightly and keep your knees lined up directly over your ankles. Your feet should be placed flat on the floor, hip width apart. Extend your back over the curve of the ball and cross your arms over your chest. Draw-in your navel and contract your glutes. Crunch your upper body forward and rotate your upper body to one side and then return to center. Lower your torso back down to the starting position and repeat, rotating to the opposite side.


Continue Learning about Types Of Exercise Programs

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.