Ball Side Stretch

Primary Muscle Group: Abdominals

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise:

Preparation: Stand with your feet directly underneath your hips. Hold the ball and extend your arms overhead, remembering to relax your shoulders down away from your ears. Inhale and firm your abs and lengthen your spine.

Breathing: Inhale as you firm your abs and exhale as you bend.

Execution: Bend to the left, maintaining equal weight in both feet. Turn your head to look up and inhale as you rise to the starting position. Exhale and bend to the right. Continue this alternate bending for 1 minute.

Comments: This is a great side-stretch. Remember to breathe!

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