Crunch on an Exercise Ball


The Crunch on an Exercise Ball is a great way to build strength and stability in your abdominal muscles.

The Crunch on an Exercise Ball forms part of the Golf Strength and Endurance series of innovative and dynamic exercises that are designed to efficiently increase your stabilising strength – supporting proper body alignment, movement patterns, and energy transfer within the golf swing, and helping to prevent injuries.


This exercise requires an exercise ball, often referred to as a Swiss ball, and also known as a balance ball, fitness ball, gym ball, stability ball, physioball, Swedish ball, therapy ball, or yoga ball.


  • Start by lying face up on an exercise ball, your torso draped over the ball, with your hands supporting your head.
  • Crunch your torso, pulling your chest and pelvis together.
  • Relax and drape torso over the ball, feeling a mild stretch in your abdominal muscles.
  • Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Keep your neck supported and relaxed.  Keep your abdominal muscles engaged.

You should feel it working your abdominal muscles.


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