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Ball Side Flexion with Medicine Ball

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  Primary Muscle Group: Abdominal - Internal and External Obliques

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Side Abdominal - Internal and External Obliques, Deep Abdominal Muscles (transverse abdominis), and lower back (erector spinae)

Preparation: Lie on your side over the stability ball so your left hip is resting on the ball. Spread your legs for good solid balance.

Execution: Hold a medicine ball over your head and curl up towards the ceiling. Lay back down across the ball and repeat the movement. Repeat with the other side.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Ab Crunch
  • Ab Crunch - Machine
  • Ab Crunch Obliques
  • Ball Crunch Traditional
  • Double Crunch
  • Dumbbell Side Bends
  • Kneeling Cable Crunch
  • Kneeling Oblique Twist
  • Lateral Bend with Barbell
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells