Core Strengthening Series Part V: The Table Exercise - Chi Running

Core Strengthening Series Part V: The Table Exercise

Posted by Danny Dreyer on Mon Jun 1st, 2009, 2 comments

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Laura Houston Jun 17th, 2009 05:25pm

Hi Danny - a great variation on that core exercise is one I’ve been working on lately. Kneel on the floor with a pad under your knees and place your forearms on a stability ball. Engage your core and roll the ball away, remaining in a straight column from your knees to your shoulders (or ears!). I hold about 30-60 sec, roll back up and repeat 5 or so times. It does work the triceps a little which carries over to my swimming, but the core really gets it!

Laura Houston Jun 18th, 2009 06:01am

Minor correction to previous comment - should start with sides of fists on ball, then as you roll out, forearms come onto ball.

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