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Wall Push Up
on the Exercise Ball



 Illustration of Pushup on the Wall


Starting Position
  • Stand holding the ball against the wall at chest height as in the picture below.
  • Put your hands on the ball at shoulder height.
  • Step back.
  • The further you step back, the harder this ball exercise becomes.
  • You should be straight from your head to your heels.
Action
  • Bend your elbows and allow yourself to move in toward the exercise ball.
  • Pause briefly and push back to the starting position.
Prime Movers
  • Pectoral muscles, triceps, deltoid
Physio Tips
  • Contract your abdominals to protect your back.
  • Pull your shoulder blades back and down to aid in scapular stability.
  • Don't let your butt stick out or your hips sag.
  • Be careful if you have neck, wrist or shoulder problems.
  • If you have discomfort, consult a physical therapist.
Progression


wall pushup with the exercise ball starting position   wall push up ball exercise



1ballsRepeat this ball exercise 6 times.

2ballsRepeat this ball exercise 10 times.


3ballsRepeat this ball exercise 15 times.




1ballsBeginner 2ballsIntermediate 3balls     Expert

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