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Simply resting in the starting position is an exercise by itself. Once
you've mastered this position with
engaged abdominals in
spinal position you make it more difficult by introducing limb movement.
Even before you lift your leg there is a cascade of neural input to your multifidus and other short segmental muscles in the spine anticipating your leg movement. Studies have shown that in people that have suffered from back pain that this cascade does not occur appropriately. For that reason it is important to get some feedback from your physical therapist if you have a history of back pain.
Repeat this ball exercise 6 times on each leg.
Repeat this ball exercise 10 times on each leg.
Repeat this ball exercise 15 times on each leg.
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