Stability Ball Single Leg Squat
This exercise involves standing on one leg while placing the other foot on a stability ball. The individual then performs a squat while maintaining balance on the stability ball. This exercise helps to improve balance, stability, and lower body strength.
Stability Ball Single Leg Squat Instructions
- Start by placing a stability ball against a wall and standing in front of it.
- Place one foot on top of the ball, with the other foot firmly planted on the ground.
- Engage your core and slowly lower your body down into a squat position, keeping your weight on your planted foot.
- As you lower down, allow the ball to roll back with your foot on it, keeping your balance and control.
- Once you reach a comfortable depth, push through your planted foot to rise back up to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of reps, then switch legs and repeat on the other side.
Stability Ball Single Leg Squat Form & Visual
Stability Ball Single Leg Squat Benefits
- Improves balance and stability
- Strengthens leg muscles, including quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes
- Engages core muscles for added stability and strength
- Increases range of motion in hips and knees
- Can be modified for different fitness levels and abilities
- Low-impact exercise that is easy on joints
Stability Ball Single Leg Squat Muscles Worked
Stability Ball Single Leg Squat Variations & Alternatives
- Stability Ball Single Leg Squat with Dumbbells
- Stability Ball Single Leg Squat with Resistance Bands
- Stability Ball Single Leg Squat with Medicine Ball
- Stability Ball Single Leg Squat with Bosu Ball
- Stability Ball Single Leg Squat with TRX Suspension Trainer