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Russian Twist

Body Part: Core, Obliques, Glutes

Equipment: Stability Ball

Difficulty: Intermediate


Step 1: Lie with upper back and head supported on a stability ball with good posture and feet hip width apart. Extend arms overhead and place hands together.

Step 2: Starting in a bridged position, lock the arms and shoulder together as a unit and drive the hands and chest to the side rotating the body and rolling the ball backwards until you are on the side of your shoulder. Keep the hips bridged at all times.

Step 3: Reverse the pattern and return to the starting position.

Step 4: Repeat on the other side. Maintain posture throughout. Ensure balance, posture and control of the stability ball are maintained. Avoid turning the feet, dropping the hips, or using momentum.