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.