Slide show: Core-strength exercises with a fitness ball
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To do the side exercise with the fitness ball:

  1. Lie on your right side, with the ball between your legs. Support yourself with your arm along the floor.
  2. Tighten your abdominal muscles.
  3. Keeping the ball between your legs, raise your legs off the floor, as shown. Hold for three deep breaths.
  4. Return to the start position and repeat. Also try the exercise lying on your left side.
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