The twisting ball crunch is much like a regular “ball crunch” where you’re on stability ball. But in this exercise, you also have to twist, so you work your abs and obliques.

twisting ball crunch

Step 1: Lie back on the ball like you’re doing a ball crunch. (Ball under your back, feet flat on the floor, hands beside ears.)

twisting ball crunch

Step 2a: Contract your abs and lift your shoulders towards the ceiling. When you come up to the top position, twist to the side.

Then lower to the starting position and repeat.

twisting ball crunch

Step 2b: Alternate sides each rep.

(Like this: up and twist left, down, up and twist right, down, up and twist left, down, etc.)

Twisting Ball Crunch video:

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