How to Do Hip Circles on an Exercise Ball - dummies

How to Do Hip Circles on an Exercise Ball

By LaReine Chabut

Hip circles on an exercise ball loosen up the pelvis by releasing any built-up tension in the hip joints. This exercise also helps you get used to sitting on the ball. In addition, it focuses on working the upper body and training your core.

If you find the following exercise challenging but are able to maintain proper form while doing it, then you’re working out at the right level for you.

1Sit tall on the ball with your feet shoulder-width apart.

This is the starting position for this exercise.

2With your arms at your sides, slowly circle the hips to the right.

Press the ball into the ground as you perform this step.

3Repeat two or three circles to the right, and then repeat the movement on your left side.

Don’t let your feet leave the ground at any time during this exercise because you may lose your balance and fall off.