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5 Upper Body Exercises To Try On A Balance Ball Trainer

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A balance ball trainer helps you coordinate muscles and nerves to balance on the type of unstable surface you can easily encounter in real life. Why do the upper body exercises on a balance ball trainer?  Your body will never get bored because these exercises will constantly keep you on your toes, and as long as your muscles don’t get bored, your body will change.
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The balance training workouts will enhance whatever fitness routine you may be done by adding a cross-training element. Not only will you improve your balance, but you’ll also increase your strength, especially core strength, and tone up a variety of muscles.

Try these five fun upper body exercises on a RitFit balance ball trainer with resistance bands!

Side Raise on a Balance Ball Trainer

side raise on balance ball trainer

Stand on the balance ball trainer with bands in each hand. Maintaining a slight bend in the elbows, raise your arms out to the side until they are parallel with the ground. Pause, and then slowly return the weight to the starting position.

Place your arms alongside the body with palms facing your body. Keeping arms straight, slowly raise your arms to the sides no higher than shoulder height.

Muscle worked: shoulders

Front Raise on a Balance Ball Trainer

front raise on a balance ball trainer

Stand on the balance ball trainer with bands in each hand. Place your arms alongside the body with palms facing your thighs. Keeping arms straight, slowly raise your arms forward no higher than shoulder height.

Muscle worked: shoulders

Bent-Over Lateral Raise on a Balance Ball Trainer

bent-over lateral raise on a balance ball trainer

Stand on the balance ball trainer with bands in each hand. Maintaining a slight bend in the elbows, raise your arms out to the side until they are parallel with the ground. Pause, and then slowly return the weight to the starting position.

Muscle worked: shoulders and back

Bicep Curl on a Balance Ball Trainer

Bicep curl on a balance ball trainer

Stand on the balance ball trainer with bands in each hand. Keeping your elbows close to ribs, bend your arms to slowly bring palms toward your shoulders.

Muscle worked: biceps

Tricep Extension on a Balance Ball Trainer

tricep extension on a balance ball trainer

Stand with one foot on the ground and place the back foot on the Balance Ball Trainer. Bring handles together straight up above the top of the head. Slowly lower handles behind the back of the head until elbows are bent 90 degrees, keeping your elbows close to the side. Press hands back up overhead slowly.

Muscle worked: triceps

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