Are you wanting to know some gym ball shoulder exercises to try out? Watch this video and you’ll find three suggestions to add to your workout.

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Here are Your Three Gym Ball Shoulder Exercises to Try Out:


Exercise #1: Plank

Gym Ball Shoulder Exercises to Try Out: Exercise #1: Plank

Place the ball in front of you and move up and over the ball, placing your hands on the floor. Keep your arms and legs straight, so you’re in the plank position. The further forward you walk your hands, the harder this one will be.

Aim: 30-60 seconds hold

Exercise #2: Shifting Weight

Gym Ball Shoulder Exercises to Try Out: Exercise #2: Shifting Weight

This continues from the suggestion above. Move so you’re in the plank position on the ball. Slowly, shift your weight over to the right side, hold for 30-60 seconds before moving over to the left and holding. As with above, the further forward you walk your hands, the more challenging this will be.

Aim: 30 – 60 seconds hold on each side.

Exercise #3: Bending Knees

Gym Ball Shoulder Exercises to Try Out: Exercise #3: Bending Knees

Start in the plank position, as described above. Bend your knees, which will bring the ball forwards, keeping the main weight on your arms/shoulders, before returning to the start position.

  • Option #1: 30-60 seconds

    • Continuously bending and straightening the knees for 30-60 seconds.
  • Option #2: 10 repetitions

    • Bend and straighten the knees 10 times.


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Trying out different exercises is key to improving and maintaining the body’s flexibility, which in turn can help with recruiting muscles efficiently.

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