November 13, 2022 5 min read
Stability balls may be referred to as a fit ball or a swiss ball. Their primary purpose is to engage and train the muscles in our core. Using a stability ball is a guaranteed way of improving and developing your fitness, regardless of individuals’ fitness goals. This is because having a strong core results in a stronger overall body with more efficient movement and better posture.
Furthermore, exercising using a stability is fun; enjoyment is significant when training as it helps you to make the most of your workout. Even if you have not attempted core exercises before, you will be surprised at how fast you are able to improve if you try to incorporate the exercises later outlined into your regular training programme. It will soon become clear the difference stability ball training makes.
The following tips will help you to attain the most from your workout using the stability ball regardless of your fitness goals, particular sport or age.
Before you progress to more advanced core training, it is important to spend time activating and engaging your core muscles. An effective way in which to initiate core control initially is too:
Finding your core enables you to progress to performing exercises which engage your core. The following may be simple but are very effective. Before moving forward to other complex core movements, the below exercises should be mastered.
Kneeling on the stability ball
This exercise contributes immensely to your overall core fitness as it combines balance with your sense of where you are in space as well as quickly progressing your core strength and ability.
Stability ball floor bridge
As you are counteracting the rotational effects of the stability ball in this exercise, it focuses on pelvic core strength as well as exercises the muscles at the back of your thighs as it necessary to hold your position.
Mastering the foundation exercises will allow you to try the below more advanced exercises in order to develop your core strength properly.
Stability ball floor bridge single leg
Stability ball floor bridge pull-in
Try to keep these tips in mind as you perform exercises with the stability ball in order to reap the maximum training benefits: