Have you ever noticed there are certain parts of your body that take more effort to strengthen than others? I’ve personally had this experience, and I’ve seen it many times over the years working with clients. One of the most common disconnected areas I've come across is the abdominal region.
While there are many ways to strengthen and help connect to the abdominal muscles, I’ve found using a small stability ball to be an effective tool. It helps to recruit the inner thigh and pelvic floor muscles when working the lower part of the abdominals. Here are five exercises that will take less than 10 minutes, and can be done anywhere.
1. Upper abdominal exercise