- Start this exercise ball rotator cuff exercise by kneeling in
of the ball. Stretch forward over the exercise ball so that your waist
is over the top your stability ball.
- Keep your
chest slightly raised and chin tucked.
rest lightly on the floor in front of you.
your shoulder blades slightly down and back.
your arms out to your sides at 45 degrees to your trunk with your
thumbs pointing down toward the floor.
blades together as you reach the top.
- Hold for
- Return to the starting position.
retractors, posterior deltoid, rotator cuff
your neck straight, chin tucked and chest up to strengthen neck
stabilizers. Pushing your tongue against the roof of your mouth and
gripping an imaginary grapefruit between your chin and your chest help
to engage the deep neck flexors.
- The ball should
throughout this exercise.
- Letting your chin poke
or talking to your gym buddy while you do this exercise leaves your
neck at risk for injury.
1-2 kg dumbbells.
- Add some air to your
stability ball to make it less stable
- Try lifting
one of your feet off the
ground while you perform this exercise to challenge balance.
balancing your feet on an upsidedown
Bosu as you perform the exercise