One Leg Stand - Stability Ball

Other types of One Leg Stand: Bodyweight


  • Hold ball chest high with both hands. Pull your abs towards your lower back.

  • With both hips parallel with the floor, lift one foot off the floor and hold your balance, up to 30 seconds, with your supporting knee softly bent.

  • Hips 

  • Gluteus medius, Gluteus minimus, Rectus femoris, Vastus medials, Lateralis, And intermedius, And gastrocnemius

  • TIP: Concentrate on the tripod foot position to help you balance, which distributes your weight evenly between your big toe, little toe, and heel.


Variations for One Leg Stand

  • Foot To Ball

    Try touching the ball with your knee bent if it is too difficult to do it while straight.

  • Bridge Balance

    You can hold onto a wall or other fixed object with one hand in order to assist you in balancing.

  • Balance With Ball Roll

    This will strengthen your hip rotators, your glutes, and your quadriceps and enable you to balance on one leg while the other leg is moving.

  • Advanced Bridge Balance

    A very challenging way to increase your core balance and hip strength.

 

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