Activity: Mini-bridge with ball

Summary

A stability exercise for the trunk and lower extremity, involving the back extensor, gluteal and hamstring muscles.

Description

  • laying on your back, hips and knees bent, legs resting on an exercise ball
  • extend or “hinge” up from the hips, lifting your back and pelvis a few inches off the ground
  • focus on maintaining spine and pelvis stability
  • return to the resting position
  • repeat as needed
  • NOTE: the further away the ball is placed, the more challenging the stabilization