Stability Ball Exercises

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 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 : 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 : 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 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 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 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 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 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 : 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 : 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 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 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 : 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 various pilate ball exercises

Get the most out of your Pilates ball, by picking up a few of these Pilates exercises outlined in this tutorial by Pilates instructor Ann Arnoult. For stability, do the plank exercise with your feet on the ball and your hands on the floor which forces you to use your abdominal ...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 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 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 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 : 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 : Do 3 exercises on a Swiss Ball for six pack abs

In this video, Yuri Elkaim teaches three abdominal exercises on a stability ball. First, he demonstrates a variation of the plank exercise, rolling back and forth on the ball, and then two other exercises. Learn tips on how to do these exercises correctly to be safe and avoid ...more

How To : Do balance exercises on a bosu ball

Bosu Ball exercises can increase balance and core muscle strength. Learn Bosu Ball balance exercises with tips on stability and lunges from a fitness trainer in this free exercise video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Do balance exercises on a bosu ball. Do balance exercises on a ...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 a bicep curl with an exercise ball incline

Unless you're tightrope walking, stability is quite a fun killer. Relish in the unknown by learning how to do bicep curls with an exercise ball incline. By forcing your core and your back to deal with the bouncy, unstable nature of the ball, you'll have to work those areas in ...more

How To : Do a pullover back exercise with a medicine ball

If you are looking for a different exercise to work the back muscles, try the med ball pullover. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or "wings." The lats are used any time you pull something ...more

How To : Do bosu ball exercises

Exercising with a Bosu Ball is a great way to engage core muscles during a regular workout. Work out with Bosu Ball exercises and these tips from a personal trainer in this free exercise video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Do bosu ball exercises. Do bosu ball exercises - Part ...more

How To : Do medicine ball exercises for boxing

Boxing workouts to do with a medicine ball. Learn about training to be a better boxer with these medicine ball exercises in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Do medicine ball exercises for boxing. Do medicine ball exercises for boxing - Part 2 of 16. Click through ...more

How To : Do medicine ball haybales exercises for runners

In this Fitness video tutorial you will learn how to do medicine ball hay bales exercises for runners. This is a fantastic general strength exercise. This is a simple routine to do. Keep your feet hip width apart, drop the ball, bend down keeping the back straight, catch the b ...more

How To : Do exercises with a medicine ball

Medicine balls are useful workout tools. They are great for strengthening your muscles and sculpting your body. In this tutorial from Modern Mom, get used to using a medicine ball and learn some helpful exercises. This video offers advice from model and actress, Brooke Burke a ...more

How To : Do ab exercises on the BOSU ball

This video shows the method to do ab exercises on the BOSU ball. The video features five exercises. The first exercise involves push ups. The BOSU ball is put upside down and push ups are started. The legs rise as we go down and come forward as we go up. In the next exercise w ...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 : 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 the "super abs" workout

This video shows you how to perform a superset of abdominal exercises. The instructor calls this workout the Super Abs workout. The 1st exercise is dumbbell crunches. To perform dumbbell crunches , lay flat on a stability ball with a suitable weight held behind your head and d ...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 with the trunk rotation with tubing

Learn how to exercise by doing the trunk rotation on the stability ball with tubing. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: chest, pec minor, rhomboids, serratus anterior, shoulders, traps - mid Base Movement: trunk rotation Equipment: ...more

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