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Leg Extension - Fitball

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Leg Extension Ball 


Primary Muscles:
 
Quadriceps (thighs)

quads muscles

SecondaryMuscles:
Hamstrings, Tranverse Abs 

Level of Difficulty: (5/10)    

scale 5

Repetitions:  
     • 10-15 Reps - General toning 
  
 

Instructions 

  • Lie on your back with your legs bent and feet either side of the ball 
  • Place your hands on the back of your thighs 
  • When ready extend your legs so that your feet move up towards the ceiling 
  • Momentaruly pause and then gently lower the legs back to the starting position 

Teaching Points 

  • Do not lock the knee joint 
  • Keep the upper body still 
  • Keep your thighs still 

 

Adaptations

  • Use a smaller ball 

Progressions  

  • Keep as little contact as possible between your feet and the ball 
  • Use a larger and heavier ball 
  • Don't let the ball touch the ground inbetween each repetition