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One Leg Lift on the Stability Ball

Targets abdominals, obliques, back extensors, and hip flexors

Starting Position
Seated on Stability Ball, neutral spine (neither arched nor flattened). Feet flat on the Mat, hip-distance apart, and hands behind head.
Exercise
INHALE to prepare.
EXHALE keep torso in an upright position and lift one foot off the Mat, maintaining balance and neutral spine.
EXHALE slowly lower foot to the Mat.

Complete 3-5 repetitions alternating sides.

Modification: When balance can be maintained, simultaneously rotate
the torso toward the lifted leg and then rotate back to center when lowering foot to the Mat.

Remember to start your workout with a warmup routine.