Stability ball: Reverse extensions - Women's Running

Stability ball: Reverse extensions

Author: Chris Macdonald

Read Time:   |  May 15, 2014

Stability ball reverse extensions

The further you run, the more impact your spine will have to absorb, so by strengthening your back with Stability ball: Reverse extensions before increasing your distance, your body will be more prepared for the extra miles.


  • Lie with your stomach on the stability ball and place your hands on the floor.
  • Lift your feet up until you form a straight line between your feet, hips and shoulders (you can bend your arms to help the range of motion).
  • Hold the top position for a few seconds.
  • Lower your feet with control.

Be safe

Don’t bounce on the ball.

Chris Macdonald

Editor-at-Large, Women's Running

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