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Reverse Bridge Straight Leg Raise Ball Exercise



Illustration of Reverse Bridge Leg Raise Ball Exercise

Starting Position
  • Get yourself into the supine position (How to lie on your stability ball)
  • keep your hands on your hips or at your sides as in the picture below.
  • Your feet should be hip width apart or a little closer.
  • Head shoulders and hips should form a straight line from your knees to your head.
Action
  • Shift your weight over to one side.
  • Straighten one leg by lifting your foot off the ground.
  • Hold this position and then slowly return your foot to the ground.
Prime Movers
  • Quadriceps
Physio Tips
Progression
  • Add 1-2 kg ankle weights
  • Try this exercise ball exercise with your eyes closed.
  • Combine arm movements with leg raising.
  • Put more air in your exercise ball to make it less stable.


reverse bridge leg raise start

reverse bridge leg raise finish




1ballsRepeat this ball exercise 6 times on each leg.

2balls
Repeat this ball exercise 10 times on each leg.

3balls
Repeat this ball exercise 15 times on each leg.



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