8 Great Stability Ball Exercises

By , SparkPeople Blogger

One of the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment found in the gym, or even in your own home, is the stability ball. Not only does it help you to build better core stabilization, while aiding in balance and flexibility, it also allows for a more challenging workout to your every day strength training routine.

If are unfamiliar with the stability ball, please click here as to what size ball you will need for your height.

Equipment needed for these exercises: Stability ball, dumbbells and weighted medicine ball

Arms, Chest, Shoulders

Balance Push Up

Weight Press


Seated Reverse Fly on a Stability Ball

Hamstrings, Quads and Glutes

Single-Leg Squat


Glute Lifts


Seated Calf Raises on a Stability Ball


Seated Stability Ball Rotation

Twist and Shout

For more stability ball exercises see the following links below.

Click here for Coach Nicole's Introduction Video on how to exercise on a stability ball.

Click here to view Coach Nicole's 15-Minute Ball Workout.

Do you have a stability ball? Do you use it regularly? Do you find using a stability ball makes your strength training workouts more challenging?