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Side Squat with the Exercise Ball




Illustration of the Side Squat with the Exercise Ball

Starting Position
  • Put your stability ball on the wall at shoulder height.
  • Stabilize the ball between your shoulder and the wall.
  • Cross arms over your chest.
  • Take a step out from the wall.
  • Place your feet one in front of the other and maintain a neutral spine.
Action
  • While keeping your trunk stable and your chest up, slowly lower yourself down and back up.
  • Slowly lower yourself back down.
Prime Movers
  • Quadriceps, glutes, hips, and trunk.
Physio Tips
  • Don't allow your hips to sag or your back to bend forward
  • To avoid knee injury be sure that your outside knee does not move in front of your foot.
Progression


side squat ball exercise start

exercise ball side squat finish




1ballsRepeat this ball exercise 10 times.

2ballsRepeat this ball exercise 20 times.

3ballsRepeat this ball exercise 30 times.



1ballsBeginner 2ballsIntermediate 3balls      Expert

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