Exercise Ball Trunk Roll 2
- Start this ball exercise as you did the
- Kneel on the
floor in front of the ball and slide forward so that you are lying over
the ball with the ball situated just under your belt line.
your abdominals so that your back
- Hands are resting lightly on the ground in
front of the
your left and your right arms up to your side.
the same time lift your right leg straight up.
over onto your left hip so your right shoulder is pointing up toward
- Hold this for 2 seconds.
return to the starting position.
- Repeat this on
the other side.
- Posterior deltoid, glutes, abdominal obliques
your shoulders and hips in the same plane rather than twisting.
performing several repetitions to one side before switching to the
- A firmer ball will offer a less stable surface
This is a great exercise to help develop proprioception
and coordination in
where a smooth trunk roll is important to minimize resistance in the
Here are some other exercises beneficial to swimmers:
at the ceiling
Repeat this ball exercise 10
Repeat this ball exercise 15
Repeat this ball exercise 30
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