Primary Muscle Group: Lower Back
Muscle groups worked in this exercise: Gluteus Maximus, Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus, Quadratus Lumborum, Iliocostalis Lumborum.
Preparation: Kneel on the floor and bring the ball up close to you. Lie forward on the ball with your abdomen right on top of the ball. Interlace your fingers behind your head and place your elbows out at the sides.
Breathing: Exhale as you lift, inhale as you return to start.
Execution: Lift your upper torso towards the ceiling until your spine is parallel to the floor. Inhale and return to start position.
Comments: If you're not quite ready to go for the more advanced exercises, this is a great one for you!