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Ball Ab Curl

This Exercise is used to strengthen the rectus abdominus. The rectus abdominus is responsible for the striated look of the abdominals known as the 'six pack'. Proper execution of this exercise requires a slow controlled movement with full extension and a tight contraction. The obliques and transverse abdominus play a big supporting role in this movement as well. Make sure to use a ball that allows your knees to be at a 90 angle or less. Using a ball on the smaller side is safer than using one that is to big.

 

Starting position: Lie on the ball with your feet pressed into the ground and knees bent at about 90°.

Movement: Slowly lift your shoulders and move your rib cage towards your pelvis. Do not bend at the hips. Slowly lower back to starting position.

*ROLL OVER THE IMAGE WITH YOUR MOUSE TO SEE MOVEMENT*

 


Abdominal Exercises: Oblique Curl | Plank | Side Plank | Ball Ab Pull | Ball Ab Curl | Ball Pike | V-Sit | Ab Curl

Chest Exercises - | Bench Press | Chest Press | Pec Fly Incline |Pec Fly Ball | Push-Up | Modified Push-Up | Narrow Push-Up | Ball Push-Up | Ball Chest Press

Shoulder Exercises: Seated Shoulder Press | Shoulder Press | Upright Row | Incline Pec Fly | Anterior Raise | Lateral Raise

Biceps Exercises: Dumbell Bicep Curl | Barbell Bicep Curl

Triceps Exercises: Overhead Press | Dumbell Skull Crusher | Barbell Skull Crusher

Back Exercises: One Arm Row | Bent Over Rows | Wide Grip Chin Up

Hamstring Exercises: Ball Ham Curl | One Leg Ball Ham Curl | Dead Lifts

Quadriceps Exercises: Ball Squats

 

 

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