Got my acst off yesterday and I can tell you that this is much more beneficial with 2 feet in shoes. The one that just kills me is the straight arm plank. I don't have enough shoulder strength to keep the ball steady for the entire time - almost, but not quite.
I have broken my neck, shoulder, collarbone and sternum 7 years ago and it never healed right. But this sure does bring back the war wounds!!
I do have a ball and have not tried this exercise yet, but I am going to try to do this today. One issue I have is Osteoarthritis in my lower back and I am thinking that this will help to stretch out the tension I have with it in my muscle each morning. I really appreciate these videos and very excited that there is this tool to use. I am 62 years old and still think I can do this. I will post again afterwards. One thing that I am very interested in is how she stretches out the muscles after the workout and that should help me in the morning when I first get up and in pain.
I just bought a ball the other day, and I have a cast on my left leg. So this was a pretty big deal for me to try... and somewhat accomplish. I found I needed to pump my ball up much more than it was - no directions to say how much psi or anything.
So I amde it through, not like a chump but fighting like a champ. I did okay on this one, but I know I will need much more balance and a lot of practive to do anything more than 10 minutes. I also did the '5-minute beginners ab workout with ball'. I think that one was harder.
And it would be nice if I have 2 working legs to do this stuff, but I am learning to adapt! Great Workout!
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