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.

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A very good one! Report
Great workout! Thanks, Coach Nicole! Report
cant put pressure on my knee - any ideas for core workout that doesn't involve pressure on my knees? Report
Seems there are a lot of us who can't put pressure on knees. Love the 5-min idea though. Report
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!!! Report
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 Report
Short and sweet Thanks Report
The plank I did on the floor on my elbows. Report
Easy and fun. I'll try this again. Report
What a neat idea & I have both the mat & exercise ball so I'm definitely trying these exercises! Report
I can't get on my knees either. Maybe there are more videos with the ball? I just got one. Report
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.

Renie Report
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. Report
That's one I can't do because I've had 2 knee replacements. I can't put weight on my knees! Report
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? Report