Exercise #1428

Rolling Like A Ball

1 min - Exercise
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Description

also known as Rolling Back

Muscle Focus: Abdominals.

Objective: Abdominal strength and stabilization of the Powerhouse.

Start Position: Come to seated, hug your shins into your chest, balance on your sacrum to lift feet off the Mat and hold the body in a ball shape. Knees stay shoulder distance apart with ankles close together.

Movement: Inhale as you roll back to your shoulder blades, exhale roll up to start position, maintaining the curve of the spine.

Precautions: Maintain the C-curve shape of the spine, while continuing to pull the abdominals into the spine, and roll evenly down the middle of the spine. The head and neck should not touch the Mat as you roll back.

Omit this exercise if you have osteoporosis, bulging or herniated discs, or other spinal injuries.
What You'll Need: Mat

About This Video

Transcript

We're next looking at the exercise known as Rolling Like a Ball, or the Roll Back. I want Kristi to come up. We're going to come up and start from the seated position. And the purpose of Rolling Like ...

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Fantastic reference and cues! I love the different camera angles for hand and leg placement. Tyvm!
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Thank you Wendy

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