How to do a Stability Ball Seated Twist

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About Stability Ball Seated Twist

Sets Logged
8,275
Popularity Rank
984th
Difficulty
Intermediate
Abs Strength
82 mSCORE 55th
Equipment Required
Primary Muscles
Secondary Muscles

Instructions: How To

Performed while seated on a Stability Ball, the Seated Twist involves rotating the torso with or without a weight, focusing on the obliques and overall core strength. This exercise improves spinal mobility and core stability, making it a beneficial addition to any core conditioning routine.

  1. Sit on a stability ball and grasp a plate in both hands.
  2. Position the plate in front of your with, at least, a slight bend in your elbow.
  3. Twist slowly to one side while keeping your core engaged and your back straight.
  4. Keep your core engaged and hold this position for a moment at the end of the movement.
  5. Slowly return to the starting position while maintaining tension in your core. Repeat for the opposite side.
  6. Maintain good posture by keeping your core engaged, shoulders back and chest up.
  7. You should feel this in your core.

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