Feel the burn while you’re burning calories with today’s stability ball routine. We tapped one of Kourt’s trainers, Amanda Lee, to share four ways to incorporate an exercise ball into your next at-home workout. Each move tightens and tones your body while shedding calories. Learn the sequence below.
Stability Ball Hamstring Curls
Stability Ball Inner Thigh Squeezes
Stability Ball Jackknife Crunch
Stability Ball Squats + Wall Sit
The Move: Stability Ball Hamstring Curls
How to: Lie on your back with a stability ball under your feet. Lift your butt and bend your knees to pull the ball toward you. Extend your legs and return to starting position, keeping your butt off the ground. Repeat for 15-20 reps.
The Move: Stability Ball Inner Thigh Squeezes
How to: Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet on the ground. Place a stability ball in between your knees. Squeeze the ball with your legs for 100 reps.
The Move: Stability Ball Jackknife Crunch
How to: Lie on your back with a stability ball in between your feet. Keep your legs and arms straight as you bring them toward each other. When you are in a V position, pass the ball to your hands. Repeat while you pass the ball back and forth for 20 reps.
The Move: Stability Ball Squats + Wall Sit
How to: Place a stability ball against the wall and stand in front of it, leaning your lower back against the ball. Bend your knees and squat down with the ball behind you. Push up through your heels and return to starting position. After completing 20 reps, hold a stability ball wall sit for 30 seconds to one minute.
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