Hips + Stability Ball

How To : Do stability ball pike ups

Learn how to do stability ball pike ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You probably think of push-ups as primarily a chest and shoulder exercise—which it is—but the plank position also strengthens the core and abs. This exercise takes that potenti ...more

How To : Do stability ball skiers

Learn how to do stability ball skiers. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This abdominal exercise is about maintaining strength and control throughout a twisting motion. Your shoulder endurance will also come into play during this one as you are forced ...more

How To : Do a leg curl with a stability ball

This version of the leg curl is one of the most demanding hamstring exercises you will find. One should at least have an intermediate level of workout experience before attempting this exercise. A certain degree of muscle control is required in order to be able to stabilize th ...more

How To : Do medicine ball situps on a stability ball

Learn how to do medicine Ball situps on stability ball. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Doing abdominal work on the stability ball is great because it allows your abs to flex and move within the full range of motion. The unstable surface of the stab ...more

How To : Do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls

Learn how to do stability ball hammer dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Hammer curls are tough to begin with, but doing them while balancing in a modified squat against a stability ball engages your whole body in a battle for stability ...more

How To : Do stability ball center and oblique situps

Learn how to do stability ball center and oblique situps. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Starting Position Sit on a stability ball with your feet on the floor in front of you hip-width apart. Lie back on the stability ball so that your body is supported bet ...more

How To : Do weighted stability ball crunches

Learn how to do weighted stability ball crunches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Doing crunches on the stability ball works your abs with a wider range of motion than you can get with a floor crunch; adding a weight plate behind your head increases ...more

How To : Do stability ball push ups

Learn how to do stability ball push ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Here's a tough variation on the classic push-up that will increase the amount of weight you can lift in your traditional chest exercises. By using the stability ball, you use m ...more

How To : Do stability ball dumbbell skull crushers

Learn how to do stability ball dumbbell skull crushers. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Don't let the name scare you away from this tried-and-true triceps builder. Proper focus on technique and use of appropriate weights will keep you from bonking y ...more

How To : Do a prone hip extension on a ball

The prone hip extension exercise is used to target the gluteus muscles. It is relatively easy to perform. This exercise is sometimes called the reverse hyperextension. To begin, lie down on a stability ball. Ensure your stomach is on the ball, and then place your elbows and f ...more

How To : Do stability ball backbend holds

Learn how to do stability ball backbend holds. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Do as gymnasts do: This exercise develops flexibility, balance, and core strength. Practice this exercise with a stability ball under you until you develop enough strengt ...more

How To : Do stability ball dumbbell reverse flys

Learn how to do stability ball dumbbell reverse flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Think you have to move your legs to tone them? Think again. For this exercise, just stabilizing your upper body on the stability ball gives your legs a great worko ...more

How To : Do stability ball exercises with Martha Stewart

It's been proven that your body adjusts to any new workout you start doing within a week. Though that means less muscle aches and pain for you, it also means less results. Continue toning your body and losing fat by doing your normal exercise routine with a stability ball. I ...more

How To : Do stability ball push-ups and knee tucks

Learn how to do stability ball push-ups and knee tucks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The stability ball push-up and knee tucks is a two-in-one workout that focuses on your chest and abs while simultaneously improving overall core muscle strength, ...more

How To : Tone your core with a stability ball ab plank

Unless your name is Jessica Alba, you probably weren't born with a pack of abs that resembles a cheese grater. But whether you're skinny as a rail or have recently let yourself go (to McDonald's a few too many times) and are concealing a nice pair of man boobs, you can perfect ...more

How To : Do a hand to foot stability ball pass

Learn how to do a hand to foot stability ball pass. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This Pilates-based exercise will help strengthen your core and train your balance and coordination. Starting Position Lie on the floor on your back. Hold a stabilit ...more

How To : Do pilates exercises with a stability ball

Maximize your Pilates exercise routine with stability balls. Learn how to incorporate the stability ball in Pilates with this free fitness video from a certified Pilates instructor. Part 1 of 16 - How to Do pilates exercises with a stability ball. Do pilates exercises with a s ...more

How To : Exercise with the side bending on stability ball

Learn how to exercise by doing side bends on the stability ball. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Base Movement: side bending Equipment: stability ball Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level of Difficulty: 5 Sport Specific: boxing, ...more

How To : Exercise with the dumbbell fly on stability ball

Learn how to exercise by doing the dumbbell fly on stability ball. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: chest Secondary Muscle Group: pec minor, serratus anterior Base Movement: fly Equipment: dumbbell, stability ball Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Le ...more

How To : Use a stability ball for core muscle exercises

Try out a stability ball for core muscle exercises and to change up any workout routine. Learn how to use stability balls in this exercise tutorial. When using a stability ball you should target core muscles, keep back straight, abs tight, and tone core muscles. With this how ...more

How To : Do a supine stability ball crunch exercise

This exercise is good for abdominal strength and endurance. It is safe and easy to do. The crunch is one of the most incorrectly performed exercises. This exercise works best when done slowly. A workout mat is recommended. In the supine version of the stability ball crunch, t ...more

How To : Do back exercises using a stability ball

Also known as a Swiss ball or an exercise ball, this workout prop will help to tone your back muscles. Learn exercises and stretches for your workout routine in this fitness video. Take action: keep toes wide for stability, maintain balance, place hands on head and extend back ...more

How To : Comfort a fussy baby with a stability ball

Learn how you can use an exercise ball to help comfort a fussy baby with this how to video. Using an exercise ball makes comforting your baby easier because of the constant bouncing movement. Quiet your crying infant with the tips from this parenting tutorial.

How To : Exercise with the jack knife and pushup on ball

Learn how to exercise by doing the jack knife and pushup on stability ball. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: chest, hip flexors, pec minor, serratus anterior, triceps Base Movement: leg raise, pushup Equipment: stability ball Tra ...more

How To : Tone abs with the Swiss ball cable Russian twist

You'll need a stability ball for this "Swiss-ball cable Russian-twist" abs exercise from Men's Health. To progress in this particular exercise, simply increase the weight and use a fuller stability ball. Attach a handle to a high pulley-cable and place a Swiss ball in front o ...more

How To : Do medicine ball knee tucks

Learn how to do medicine ball knee tucks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Knee tucks are more than an abs cruncher. The use of the stability ball trains your abs to have a greater degree of stability and control, while also improving your shoulder s ...more

How To : Exercise with superman with opposite sides on ball

Learn how to exercise by doing the superman with opposite side arm and leg on stability ball. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lower back Secondary Muscle Group: glutes, hamstrings, neck extensors, shoulders Base Movement: superman Equipment: stability ball Training Typ ...more

How To : Do the split squat with back leg on ball

Learn how to exercise by doing the split squat with back leg on stability ball and front leg on half round flat up and parallel. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: calves, hamstrings, quads Base Movement: split squat Equipment: half round fl ...more

How To : Exercise 1 arm dumbbell plank row on medicine ball

Learn how to exercise by doing the 1 arm rear shoulder dumbbell plank row on medicine ball. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: shoulders Secondary Muscle Group: abs and obliques, biceps, chest, hip flexors, lats, pec minor, rhomboids, serratus anterior, traps - mid, trice ...more

How To : Exercise with the self medicine ball throw on bosu

Learn how to exercise by doing the self medicine ball throw on the bosu. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: chest, hip flexors, pec minor, serratus anterior Base Movement: crunch, throw Equipment: bosu flat down, medicine ball Trai ...more

How To : Do one arm medicine ball push ups

Learn how to do one arm medicine ball push ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Push-ups with one hand on a medicine ball work your chest and shoulder muscles especially hard on the lowered side. The effort required to keep you from tilting is a ful ...more

How To : Develop core strength with quick build back arches

Learn how to develop core strength by doing quick build back arches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Back arches develop core strength while working your legs and shoulders. Go from a flat to a fully arched position, pressing through your legs and s ...more

How To : Define your lower abs with bar exercises

In this video, John Alvino talks about his favorite lower ab exercises. The first is called the lowball pulling. You begin by putting your feet on top of a swiss ball, put your hands in push up position, have good stability and bring your knees towards your chest and then exte ...more

How To : Do a bouncing push up for MMA fighters

Don't even attempt this exercise if you're not trusting of gravity (and have amazing core balance). Combining one-armed push-ups with chest bounces from the stability ball, the exercise is dependent on your core strength and trust that the ball won't fly away as you come down. ...more

How To : Do dumbbell alternating chest flys

Learn how to do dumbbell alternating chest flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic dumbbell fly works your chest and your inner chest muscles in particular. The one-armed alternating variation has you do one side at a time, increasing the ...more

How To : Get a sculpted butt with Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke, a leader in the exercise industry shows us how to get a fabulous butt. These exercises takes fifteen minutes or less. Use a workout ball. Do these three times a week for best results. For the first exercise, lay over the ball with your hips touching the ball with ...more

How To : Do free kicks with soccer star Shunsuke Nakamura

Free kicks are common in soccer for restarting a play in a soccer game, and in this video free kick expert Shunsuke Nakamura shares his step-by-step method for taking a perfect football free kick. Shunsuke recommends moving your hips to angle the ball correctly and also to ke ...more

How To : Do alternate stepback lunges with a plate twist

Learn how to do step back lunges with a plate twist. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Strengthen the stability of your core and your hips as you give your legs a workout. Using a weight plate and body twist adds an intense edge to the classic lunge. ...more

How To : Practice 2-1 arm snatches with a medicine ball

Learn how to do heavy medicine ball alternate 2-1 arm snatches. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits To work both legs and shoulders through a full range of motion, take a medicine ball from the floor to overhead. To push your shoulders even further, you ...more

How To : Do a squash forehand volley drop off cross court

Squash is a racquet sports game, seemingly similar to tennis, but played on a small indoor court with hollow rubber ball, much small than a tennis ball. Squash is an intense, high impact sport. This squash tutorial demonstrates a squash forehand volley drop off cross court. * ...more

How To : Do a squash forehand recovery deep in back corner

What is the benefit of having a full backswing? Learn how to do a squash Forehand Recovery Deep in Back Corner. * The longer the backswing the greater the amount of power that can be generated when hitting the ball. This is particularly helpful when retrieving low shots from ...more

How To : Master the double-handed backhand

Ruben Mayo explains that to master the double-handed backhand, you should use the continental grip. As you take the racket back across your chest, you should rotate your shoulders to keep them in line with your hips. You have to accelerate the racket, so that it may come into ...more

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