To perform this exercise you will need a swiss ball. You will start by performing a plank on the ball – your forearms will be on the ball and while keeping a straight body, you will be on your toes. Just using your arms, you will move them forward and back going as far out and back as you can. Perform suggested reps. Next you will do side to side movements and then circles (clockwise, and counterclockwise).
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
- Rectus abdominus
- Transverse Abdominus
Why is this exercise important?
- Increases core stability and shoulder stability to diminish back and shoulder pain.
You should NOT do this if…
- Do not perform if this causes pain.