- Lie face-up on the floor with your legs straight and your heels on top of a stability ball shoulder width apart.
- Lift your hips until your body is in a straight line from your ankles to your shoulders.
- Keeping your hips tall, pull the ball toward your butt with your heels.
- Lift one leg off the stability ball and slowly extend your other leg to return the ball back out away from you.
- When your leg is straight, place your other leg back on the ball and repeat, this time using your other leg to return the ball back out.
- Continue for the prescribed number of repetitions.
- Do not let your hips drop as you pull your heels toward your butt.
- Keep your toes pulled up toward your shins.
You Should Feel It
- Working your glutes, hamstrings, and lower back.
© Core Performance
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