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OptimizePMD: 10 Yoga Ball Exercises for Your Core

Lifestyle & Wellness | Facebook Live Recap | OptimizePMD

In the final part of this three-part series, Midlothian, VA, health coach Jaime Monsen demonstrates yoga ball exercises designed to strengthen your core. Follow along as she teaches each exercise in the video below and read on for the full list of exercises she recommends.

Be sure to check out the rest of the series as well.

Yoga Ball Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

  • Crunch
    • Options with weights
  • Right and Left Oblique
    • Options with weights
  • Overhead Crunch
    • Add weight
  • Rotation with Ball
    • Right and Left side
  • Plank
    • Feet on ball – Further out the harder
    • Hands on ball – Forearms or palms
  • Reverse Crunch
    • Plank position, pull knees to chest or V up
  • Ball reverse crunch
    • On back with ball b/w knees
  • Ball pass
    • Hands only
    • Legs only
    • Advance Pass from hands to legs
  • Superman
    • Opposite arm and leg
  • Glute Bridge
    • Further the ball is out the harder

About OptimizePMD

OptimizePMD is a new wellness program under development at PartnerMD. By emphasizing various exercise strategies and explaining the science behind them, OptimizePMD will help participants achieve and maintain optimal physical performance at all stages of life. Check out more OptimizePMD content here. More information coming soon!