Stability Ball Workout

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 : 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 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 : 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 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 : 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 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 a BOSU ball leg workout

Three movements on the bosu ball will challenge your balance and stability. They will also build strength in your lower body. First, warm up. Then, do a simple back squat on the bosu ball. Stand on the bosu ball with our feet in front of you, extend your arms, and squat. Do ei ...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 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 : 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 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 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 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 : Do a plate crunch exercise on a workout ball

If you are ready to take your ab workouts to the next level, this exercise is for you! The plate crunch can be used as a progression to the traditional workout ball crunch. The range of motion is virtually the same. However, a bar plate is placed behind the head to increase di ...more

How To : Do a hip abduction on a workout ball

Here is a simple exercise you can do for the gluteus muscles. Abduction means to move away from the center of the body. In this exercise, your leg will move laterally (outward). When the leg moves laterally, the primary muscle being worked is the gluteus. Instructions: Lean ...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 a full body workout with a medicine ball

Check out this great full body workout using a medicine ball and a partner with this fitness tutorial. Each of these exercises targets your abdominals, back and arms. This is a partner workout, just switch halfway thru and you both can get a full body workout. Watch this how t ...more

How To : Workout with resistance bands and exercise ball

There is an easier way to get in shape—and you can do it from the comfort and privacy of your own home if you so prefer. There are a few low impact pieces of exercise equipment that you can use to tone and shape your body; and often these simple tools can produce dramatic resu ...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 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 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 Be an Intern : Why Every Intern Should BYOB

A week into my internship, I experienced pretty serious back pain and slight difficulty breathing. I scheduled a doctor's appointment to make sure nothing was wrong, and I got a surprising diagnosis: bad posture. Yep, slouching at my desk had caused all of my maladies. In an ...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 : 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 : Work out your lower abs and eliminate that FUPA

Eliminate the FUPA from your body! This fitness video will show you the cure to that nasty "Fat Upper Pubic Area" that most woman have trouble with. That belly flab is a no-go, so start using this abs workout to begin exercising your abdominal area and feeling great again. You ...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 : Tone abs with a medicine ball chop exercise

Men's Health is the perfect place to get workout advice for toning your abs. The "medicine ball chop" exercise will work all of your muscles as you rotate and move through the full range of movement, giving a great abs workout. Stand holding a medicine ball with your arms str ...more

How To : Do an alphabet plank for a runner's workout

Users will need an exercise ball to perform this exercise. Begin by going on your knees and elbows on the ball. Users basically go into a plank position in the ball. Now users will need to go into a straight position from the shoulders to the knees. Now users will draw the alp ...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 : 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 : Do the "samurai chop" runner's workout

To do the samurai chop grab a medicine ball with both hands. Put your feet adjacent to each other (keep them very close). Lift the medicine ball up and to the left of your body. Then bring it down and to the right of your body. After this you can do it on the others side, up t ...more

How To : Tone abs with a medicine ball hand walk exercise

You don't necessarily need a medicine ball for this "medicine ball hand walk" exercise. Men's Health will show you exactly how to do this abs workout exercise. If you struggle to get started with this core muscles exercise, then try replacing the ball with a small step. Assum ...more

How To : Do the "karate kid" runner's ab workout

Joel Harper from Runners World TV is going to show you how an ab workout properly named the "karate kid". For this ab exercise you are going to need a small medicine ball preferably one with sand inside and you are going to want to place it between your two feet while standing ...more

How To : Execute a pushup stall freestyle soccer move

Pushups aren't very fun most of the time, but this freestyle soccer trick breathes some new energy into that old and most degrading of workout techniques. This video will teach you how to do a push-up freestyle football stall, which involves flicking the ball up and watching i ...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

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