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

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