With just a few basic moves you can sculpt your upper and lower abdominals as well as your obliques. With these four abdominal sculpting moves you can sculpt your midsection and look stunning before you know it. All of these exercises are done using a 55cm ball. It will take a little practice to get used to using a ball, you may fall off a few times at the beginning but once you master it the results will amaze you.
1. Inverted Sit Ups: Start by sitting on the exercise ball. Lay back until your head is lower than your torso. Sit back up to the normal sitting position. Repeat.
2. Over the Mountain: Start laying flat on the floor with the ball at your feet. Place your feet at the left side of the ball. Bring your feet over the ball to the right side without touching the ball. Repeat.
3. Reverse Crunches: Start out in the push-up position with legs straight out on top of the ball. Bring knees to chest, then straighten back out. Repeat.
4. Ball Lifts: Start laying flat on floor. Grip the ball with your feet. Raise the ball 6-10 inches off the floor. Hold for 5 seconds. Return ball to the floor. Repeat.
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