with Ball Lumbar Support
Strengthens the abdominal muscles
Exercise mat, rubber or plastic ball. Another option is to use a medicine ball.
down with knees bent. Place the ball behind your lower back and lean back
against it until your body is in an inclined position.
your arms in front of you at shoulder level with your palms facing each other.
your abdominal muscles and slightly curl your upper body while maintaining
contact with the ball.
- Return to starting position.
as you curl forward; inhale as you return to starting point.
contract your abdominal muscles to initiate the curl rather than just propelling
your upper body forward. As you contract your abs, press your lower back into
- Maintain contact between your lower back and the ball throughout
Do 5-10 repetitions.
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