How to Do Leg Circles with an Exercise Ball - dummies

How to Do Leg Circles with an Exercise Ball

By LaReine Chabut

The lifting motion used by the hips in leg circles exercise on an exercise ball helps create a shapelier butt by defying gravity. By working the muscles in the upper leg and alongside the hips, you’ll notice better buns in no time! This exercise focuses on working the lower body.

1Lie on the floor, placing your left leg on the ball.

Extend your right leg toward the ceiling. Keep your arms flat on the floor alongside your body for support.

2Keeping your shoulders on the floor, lift your hips up.

Extend the leg straight above you. Remember to contract your abs before lifting your hips.

3Pointing your toe, make five small circles to the right and then five small circles to the left.

Remember to relax your neck as you perform this exercise.

4Lower your leg down to the ball and return your hips to the floor. Repeat this movement on your other leg.

Complete five sets on each leg.