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Rolling Side to Side
on the Exercise Ball




Illustration of Rolling Side to Side on the Exercise Ball

Starting Position
  • Start as you have all the other ball exercises in supine: How to lie on a stability ball
  • Put your arms straight out to the side so that your shoulders are at 90 degrees to your trunk as pictured below.
  • Keep your feet hip width apart or closer.
  • Your trunk should form a straight line from  head to knees.
Action
  • Sway out to one side so that the ball is under one shoulder blade.
  • Then sway back to the other shoulder.
Prime Movers
  • Whole trunk, glutes, hips, quads.
Physio Tips
Progression
  • This exercise will challenge your balance more as your raise your arms overhead.
  • The ball will move more quickly if it is inflated more.


rolling side to side ball exercise starting position

rolling side to side finish





1ballsRepeat this exercise ball exercise 6 times.

2balls
Repeat this exercise ball exercise 10 times.

3balls
Repeat this exercise ball exercise 15 times.




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