Bosu Ball Oblique Crunches with the Feet Up: Best Tummy Exercises for a Flatter Tummy
You can learn the best tummy exercises that work your stomach muscles on this site.
This page shows you a challenging exercise on a bosu ball that can help to tone your stomach.
Your stomach muscles will work more on a bosu ball than the floor because it is unstable. In addition, the contour of the bosu ball increases the range of motion through the spine and this increases the muscle work in the stomach muscles.
Bosu Ball Tummy Toning Exercises That Work Your Muscles
Just balancing on the bosu ball is very hard work for the stomach muscles, and this exercise is very hard.
Starting Position: Begin by centering your back on top of the dome side of the bosu ball. Lift your feet off the floor and place your hands behind your head.
Form: Exhale and crunch your body up towards your knees. As you get to the top of the motion, twist your body to one side bringing your left elbow to your right knee. Hold for a brief second and then slowly lower to the starting position.
Personal Trainer Tips: You can perform 5-12 reps on one side and then rest before going to the other side. Or you can alternate sides for 10-24 repetitions.
The initial positioning is the key to this exercise. If your hips are too far off the ball you will tip towards your feet, and if your hips are too far on the ball your body will tip towards your head.
It's okay to touch your feet down if you lose your balance. Just move back into the starting position and continue the set.
The bosu ball is a great core exercise tool, and this is just one of many bosu ball stomach exercises
But remember that best tummy exercises and tummy toning exercises are only a part of getting a smaller waist and trimming down your tummy.
If you want to slim down your tummy, you will have to lose weight and body fat through increased activity and better eating habits.
Read my article on the #1 waist and stomach exercise myth.
Learn more of the best tummy exercises by visiting the picture directory of stomach exercises.
Yours in Health
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