abdominal (mostly oblique) and lower back muscles.
Place right hip
on the ball, with your feet at the base of a wall.
Top leg in back,
bottom leg in front.
Cross hands over
chest (for more advanced exercise, spread your arms as shown in Figure 1).
Lower your upper
body towards the floor (for more advanced exercise, take your arm over
your head as shown in Figure 2).
slowly raise your body to the starting position.
Hold 3 seconds
body off the ball.
head in alignment.
Caution and Disclaimer
As with any
exercise, always exercise caution. If you have any concern about
your ability to perform an exercise, consult your physician first.
If an exercise begins to hurt you in any way, discontinue the exercise