Swiss Ball Plank Leg Lift

The Swiss ball plank leg lift strengthens the entire core and upper body including the chest, shoulders, and triceps. The leg lift component of the movement improves stability throughout the glutes and hamstrings.


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    Begin in a pushup position with the back of your forearms braced against a stability ball, hands clasped, and tucked beneath your chin. Legs should be completely extended behind you with feet slightly wider than shoulder-width. You body will form a straight line from your head to your heels.
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    Brace core, lift one leg off the ground, hold briefly, and return to starting position. Continue lifting same leg until all reps are complete. Then switch legs.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Avoid hiking the hips too high or letting them sag too low.