One of the best exercises on pvc threaded manufacturers the balance ball to strengthen the abdomen and back muscles. Get into the plank position with elbows on the ball and toes on the floor. Keep your back straight and focus on contracting the stomach muscles. Hold the position for as long as you can up to 1 minute, take a 15 second rest and go into the next minute repetition.
Doing a crunch on the stability ball takes the legs out of the equation and makes the abdominal muscles do most of the work. Position the ball under the lower back and cross your arms over the chest. Perform the crunch by curling up and contracting the abs. After holding the position for a two count, lower back down and repeat for the desired amount of reps.
An easy way to practice using the ball and increase core strength. Essentially you'll be walking forward and backwards with your back sliding on the ball. Once your head and shoulders are supported on the ball, walk all the way back until you're in the seated position.
There are two ways to perform this exercise, with hands on the floor or you can make it harder by placing your hands on the ball for support. As with the standard push up, you will be raising and lowering your upper body with a push motion. The difference is that the stability ball activates the whole body in order to maintain balance during the movement.
An extremely fun and easy exercise tool to get a phenomenal workout. The functionality of this piece of exercise equipment makes it useable by individuals of any fitness level. Add the stability ball into your fitness routine to increase core strength and stability. One of the best pieces of equipment to make cross training enjoyable.