|When first sitting on an exercise ball you will feel like it's
rolling away under you. Start with you feet wide apart and hands on the
ball beside you to hold the ball still. As you get a feel for the ball
you can put your hands on your lap, and bring your feet closer together.
Once you master this position and are able to maintain a good posture
you can try some pelvic movements on the ball as listed in the
progression above. It is important eventually to be able to move your
pelvis separate from your lower back to improve functional movements.
When sitting on an exercise ball at your desk or when performing exercises on the exercise ball in sitting it is more important that you have a ball that fits. Ideally, hips and knees should be at about 90 degrees. Read my information on using the ball as a chair before putting one at your desk.
Hold this position for 30 seconds.
Hold this position for 60 seconds.
Hold this position for more than 3 minutes at a time.
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