Exercise Ball Workout - Intermediate 1

This is an intermediate exercise ball workout for those who have a little experience with the exercise ball. Please review the exercise ball precautions and should you feel any discomfort, stop and consult your physician or physical therapist.

Click on each exercise below to get a full description of the exercise along with suggested methods of progression, and physical therapist tips.
Try each exercise according to your level of expertise:

1balls 2balls 3balls
Beginner Intermediate Expert

Then move on to the advanced exercise ball workout programs.

This ball exercise workout includes exercises for the person with some stability ball experience. If, however you are finding these difficult, go back to the basics and try the beginner programs 1 and 2. Feel free to modify each routine to suit your training needs, and be sure to change your exercise programs every 6-8 weeks to maximize your training progression. Prior to any strength training it is important to warm up and stretch adequately afterward. You can follow the stretching program I've laid out or follow your own depending on your specific needs.

Click on each exercise below for a full description, progression, and tips

exercise ball workout Bridge Side to Side
exercise ball workout Hamstring Curl (arms crossed)
exercise ball workout Leg Drops (arms crossed)
exercise ball workout Back Extension 2
exercise ball workout   Swim Kick with 2 Hand Support

exercise ball workout Pushups on the Ball
exercise ball workout Reverse Flyes at 90 Degrees
exercise ball workout Side Crunch with Knee Off Floor
exercise ball workout Bilateral Leg Raise with Arms at 90 Degrees
exercise ball workout Side Squat
exercise ball workout Reverse Bridge Leg Raise
exercise ball workout Ab Crunch 2
exercise ball workout Straight Leg Hip Crunch
Related links:

Back to basics: Basic Exercise Ball Workout
Beginner Exercise Workout I
Beginner Exercise Workout II
Another Intermediate Exercise Ball Routine
Advanced Exercise Routine with a Ball I
Advanced Exercise Routine with a Ball II
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