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Yoga Ball Sit Up

Strengthen and tone your core with the Yoga Ball Sit Up exercise. This workout uses a stability ball to enhance complexity, improving your balance and core strength. Ideal for attaining a well-defined abdomen.
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Yoga Ball Sit Up instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Sit on a yoga ball with your feet flat on the floor, slightly wider than hip-width apart.
2
Lean back onto the ball, adjusting your body so that the ball is positioned under your lower to mid-back region.
3
Place your hands behind your head or across your chest, which ever makes you feel more comfortable.
4
Lift your upper body towards your knees, contracting your abs as you sit up.
5
Lower your body back down in a controlled manner and repeat for the desired number of reps.
Sit on a yoga ball with your feet flat on the floor, slightly wider than hip-width apart.
Lean back onto the ball, adjusting your body so that the ball is positioned under your lower to mid-back region.
Place your hands behind your head or across your chest, which ever makes you feel more comfortable.
Lift your upper body towards your knees, contracting your abs as you sit up.
Lower your body back down in a controlled manner and repeat for the desired number of reps.
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