The Knee Tuck on an Exercise Ball is a great way to develop and improve your core stability and balance.
The Knee Tuck 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.
Figure 1. Knee Tuck on an Exercise Ball Video.
- Start in a push up position with your hands on the floor and your shins on an exercise ball.
- Pull your knees to your chest until your toes are on top of the ball.
- Return to the starting position and repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Keep your abdominal muscles engaged, your back flat, and your shoulder blades pushed away throughout the movement.
You should feel it working your abdominal muscles, hip flexors and shoulders.
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