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Egg Curl v1 - Fitball

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Egg Curl Ball

                                                          
Primary Muscles:
 
Rectus Abdominals, Hamstrings

egg curl muscles

SecondaryMuscles: 
Lower back               

Level of Difficulty: (4/10)   

scale 4

Repetitions:   
     • 10-15 Reps - General toning
   
  

 Instructions  

·         Lie on your back with your legs resting on top of the ball and upper body relaxed

·         Position your arms out to the side with your palms facing the floor.

·         When ready, press your ankles into the ball and lift the ball of the floors that you bring your knees toward your chest.

·         Ensure core muscles are activated and then slowly lower the ball back towards the floor

Teaching Points   
  • Exhale as you bring the ball toward you and inhale as you lower the ball towards the floor  
  • Keep the legs from swinging  
  • Ensure a controlled and slow movement

                                                                   

 Adaptations  

  • Place legs to the side of the ball
  • Start with your legs extended and ankles resting on the ball - roll the ball towards you

 Progressions

  • Do not let the ball touch the floor inbetween each repetition 
  • Raise your chest and shoulders off the floor throughout the exercise