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7 Different Ways to Use an Exercise Ball

An exercise ball is a very versatile and convenient way to work on many skills! Check out of this blog post to find out more!

  1. Prone Position



What does this work on?

  • Postural Muscle Strengthening

  • Upper Body Strengthening

  • Protective Responses

  • Proprioceptive Input

  • Vestibular Input



2. Sit Ups





What does this work on?

  • Core Strengthening

  • Vestibular Input

  • Proprioceptive Input


3. Sitting



What does this work on?

  • Core Strengthening

  • Vestibular Input

  • Postural Control

  • Balance Reactions



4. Kicking the ball





What does this work on?

  • Foot Eye Coordination

  • Timing

  • Single Stance Balance



5. Wall Walk Ups






What does this work on?

  • Global Strengthening

  • Shoulder Stability

  • Motor Planning

  • Body Awareness





6. Bump the Ball




What does this work on?

  • Core Strengthening

  • Motor Planning

  • Timing

  • Coordination




7. Playing Catch




What does this work on?

  • Hand eye coordination

  • Upper Body Strengthening

  • Motor Planning

  • Timing









DISCLAIMER: The content in this blog should not be used in place of medical advice/treatment and is solely for informational purposes. All activities/exercises posted in this blog should be performed with adult supervision, caution, and at your own risk. Big Leaps, LLC is not responsible for any injury while performing an activity/exercise that has been posted on this blog. If you have any information on the content of our blog, feel free to contact us at info@bigleapsct.com.

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