People are turning into fitness freaks, these days. Both women and men have become health conscious. You also need to work out regularly to lose those extra calories from your body. Exercising not only tones your muscles but also allows the body to function properly and makes you more active to perform the daily activities.
Each one of us would just love doing exercises using a bouncy ball. You need a fitness ball or stability ball to perform the exercises keeping in mind that it goes with your height. The exercises you need to include in your strenuous workout should be a complete 3 to 2 sets. All the basic ab exercises with ball are mentioned below that provides really fast results and burns your tummy fat faster if done on a regular basis.
- Ball Crunch Workout:
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The first one is the ‘Ball Crunch’ that needs to be done keeping the ball in a stable position. Face upwards and keep your lower back against the ball. Put your hands just behind the ears and slowly crunch the upper body portion upwards. Inhale when moving upwards and exhale slowly while going down on your back. The next exercise is to perform the crunches almost in a similar manner as the first one but one crunch performed on each side at a time. Rotate the upper part of the body to your right once and then repeat the same thing on your left side.
- Bicycle Crunches:
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The ‘Bicycle Crunches’ are also very good for reducing belly fat and shaping your abs. Firstly, get to the positionusing the stability ball and place your hands on the back of your head. For performing this exercise you need to touch the opposite elbow to your opposite knee. Put your right knee up and bring you left elbow towards it. Then you can repeat this for the other side as well.
- Ball TuckWorkout:
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‘Ball Tuck’exercise is all about maintaining the balance. Straighten your legs and place them on the stability ball and keep your wrists below your shoulders, similar to the high plank position. Now keep your hips leveled and pull your knees towards the chest, rotating the stability ball right towards you.
- Ball Pike & Forearm Plank Workout:
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The ‘Ball Pike’ exercise is similar to the above exercise where you have to go to the same posture as the ball tuck workout. Pull the feet towards your arms; keep your legs straight, hips high and stay balanced. The ‘Forearm Plank’ workout on the stability ball is done with the forearms on the ball forming a forearm plank, legs extended and hips being at a high level than the legs. Both the feet needs be kept close to each other. Keeping the core tight you have to jump the feet wide. Then jump both of the feet back together and repeat the sets again.
- Side Crunch:
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You also need to do the ‘Side Crunch’ for which you have to take a support against the wall. At first you can start with your right side upon the ball and keep your legs extended together, so that the foot touches the ball creating a balance to do this exercise. Place your hands behind the ears and perform the side crunch, drawing the left elbow upwards engaging obliques and don’t forget to Switch sides after doing 12 reps.
Therefore, you need to perform these powerful exercises using the bouncy ball that will help you to shape your abs, tone your muscles and tighten your skin. The most important thing is to warm up your body muscles before trying out these exercises. The Ball workout exercises are also popular among people who love to flaunt their flat stomach and toned abs.