Russian Twist on Stability Ball

Russian Twists

-Position yourself on the ball and  twist to your left then to your right using your shoulders as a base of support (BoS).

Apparatus used: 

  -Dumbbell           ___
  -Medicine ball   ___ (shown)
  -Nothing              ___



Competency Criteria


Client is able to twist without any pain in their knees or lower back.

Client maintains a relatively stable lower body and moves primarily with torso and arms.

Client maintains head contact on the ball unless he/she fully rotates sideways on ball.


PROGRESSION:

-Position yourself to the side of a cable machine and set pulley low. Hold cable handle and rotate to the opposite side of the cable machine (see video below).