The Most Effective Ball Exercises Everyone Should Be Doing
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Lying Hamstring Curl
Here's a great one for toning the tush and backs of the thighs.
Start by lying flat on your back with an exercise ball under your heels. Bridge your hips up, and hold that position through the entire exercise.
Flex your feet and dig your heels into the ball. Place your arms straight out to your side for support — don't use them, though; they are just for support.
Slowly roll the ball toward your body as you curl your heels. Keep your hips in the bridge position; don't thrust them toward the ceiling as you do the move.
Then slowly return to the start position (straight legs, hips bridged) to complete one repetition.
Do three sets of 12 to 15 reps.
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