Activity: (VIDEO) ▶️ Dead bug with ball: opposite arm and leg

Summary

Trunk and pelvis stabilization exercise in supine with an exercise ball, moving the opposite upper and lower extremities, involving the anterior sling muscles.

Description

  • laying on your back with the hips and knees bent
  • raise the arms and bent legs up to the ceiling, holding an exercise ball between the hands and knees
  • maintain a neutral spine and keep the pelvis still
  • slowly lower the opposite arm and leg away from the ball and back to the floor, while still keeping the spine and pelvis stable
  • return to the starting position, contacting the ball
  • repeat this motion with the other arm and leg
  • repeat as needed