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Balance Ball Oblique Back Extension

Balance Ball Oblique Back Extension

*Always check with a doctor prior to beginning a new workout or health regimen

This exercise, which resembles an upside-down crunch, works your spine and the lower portion of your back. To increase stability, prop your feet against a wall.

  • Lie across a balance ball with your feet on the floor.
  • Straighten your legs behind you, so that the ball rests on your abdomen or lower chest.
  • Your feet should be slightly wider than shoulder width.
  • Place your hands on your chest. 
  • Raise your trunk and straighten your back. 
  • Lower your trunk to the ball.