Rolling Like a Ball

What is Rolling Like a Ball?

Rolling Like a Ball is a fun Pilates exercise that massages your back and engages your abs. While it’s a great back massage, this movement both requires and helps build strength and control.

How do you do Rolling Like a Ball?

  • Step 1

    Begin in a seated position with your legs bent, toes pointed and knees toward your chest. Your arms should hold onto your ankles and your chin should rest on your knees.

  • Step 2

    Roll your back onto the floor.

  • Step 3

    Roll further back so your legs fall overhead. Make sure your spine stays rounded and your toes don’t touch the floor.

How do you modify Rolling Like a Ball?

  • Rolling Like a Ball for Beginners

  • Rolling Like a Ball for Weak Lower Back

  • Rolling Like a Ball for Tight Hips

What are the benefits of Rolling Like a Ball?

  • Core Strength

  • Back Stretch

  • Flexibility

Expert opinion

Rolling like a ball is an exercise that’s mean to massage your spine.

Now, don’t get too excited here, because you’re still exercising. But it is a very nice way of feeling articulation through the back in a different way.

Sarah Ruback,Core Pilates NYC in New York City

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