Stability Ball Scissor Rolls:
Flat Stomach Exercises With a Stability Ball
This site has all the best flat stomach exercises. This page will teach you how to do scissors with a stability ball.
The Stability Ball is a great tool for stomach workouts. You can use a stability ball in many different ways: you can sit on it, put your feet on it, or hold it between your legs.
Below is an exercise where the stability ball is placed between the feet. It may be tricky to do the first few times, but it can spice up your stomach workout.
Scissor Rolls with a Stability Ball:
Flat Stomach and Lower Stomach Exercises
Starting Position: While lying on your back, place a stability ball between your feet, and hands at your sides for support and balance.
Form: While keeping the ball between your legs, roll it between your legs so that your left foot is on top and your right foot is on the bottom. Hold for a brief second and then roll the ball between your legs until your right foot is on top and the left foot is on the bottom.
Keeping rolling the ball back and forth in a scissor motion for 5-15 reps on each leg.
Personal Trainer Tips: You can make this exercise harder by lowering your legs closer to the floor.
Be mindful of the position of your lower back. Use your stomach and core muscles to prevent your lower back from arching excessively.
This is an advanced stomach exercise, so try first mastering scissors with no ball if you are new to working out.
The stability ball can make your stomach workouts more fun and more challenging, so incorporate a stability ball in your workout whenever you can.
But if you don't have access to a stability ball, don't worry. There are many different flat stomach exercises that are great for strengthening your stomach muscles.
Visit the Picture Directory of Abdominal and Stomach Exercises to find flat stomach exercises for your workout or try one of the free stomach workouts on this site.
Yours in Health
Dr. Charles PT/PT
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