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5-Minute Core Workout with Ball
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In just 5 moves, this workout will help you strengthen (and stretch) your abdominals, obliques, and lower back, using a stability ball.
cant put pressure on my knee - any ideas for core workout that doesn't involve pressure on my knees?
Seems there are a lot of us who can't put pressure on knees. Love the 5-min idea though.
Short, sweet and I am sure I can do this each and every day with no problem! Going to give it a try anyways. Need to restart somewhere. Thanks Spark People!!!
ok so todau wich is 12/30/15 I did this 5 min workout The first 2 excersise I did 3 sets of 10 the lst 3 I was only able to do 3 of them next time I will do more
Short and sweet Thanks
The plank I did on the floor on my elbows.
Easy and fun. I'll try this again.
What a neat idea & I have both the mat & exercise ball so I'm definitely trying these exercises!
I can't get on my knees either. Maybe there are more videos with the ball? I just got one.
Nicole: This looks like it would really be good for my abs, BUT there is no way I can do anything on my knees. Please show us more exercises we can do without involving our knees. Thanks, sweetie.
I used to love ball exercises. I still have my ball, but sadly I have not been able to use it for 10 year's due to 3 bulging disc with arthritis and a pinched sciatic nerve.
That's one I can't do because I've had 2 knee replacements. I can't put weight on my knees!
Pretty cool but, the harder plank would take some practice. Someone could get really hurt with that one. Maybe she could teach what is the best way to balance?
Cool... thank you.
Can't wait to try this "Core" builder!!!!
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