10 Stability Exercises You re Not Doing, But Should

Single-Leg Balance: Stand on one leg and maintain your balance for 30-60 seconds, then switch to the other leg. This exercise helps improve ankle stability and overall balance.

Plank with Arm and Leg Lift: Get into a plank position and lift one arm and the opposite leg off the ground, hold for a few seconds, then switch sides.

Single-Leg Deadlift: Holding a dumbbell or kettlebell in one hand, hinge at the hips and lower the weight towards the ground while lifting the opposite leg behind you.

Bosu Ball Squat: Stand on a Bosu ball with the flat side down and perform squats while maintaining balance. This exercise strengthens the legs and improves overall stability.

Medicine Ball Russian Twists: Sit on the ground with your knees bent and feet lifted, holding a medicine ball in front of your chest. Rotate your torso to one side, then to the other, while keeping your core engaged.

Single-Arm Dumbbell Press on Stability Ball: Sit on a stability ball with a dumbbell in one hand and press the weight overhead while maintaining stability on the ball.

Stability Ball Hamstring Curl: Lie on your back with your feet on a stability ball and lift your hips off the ground into a bridge position.

Resistance Band Pallof Press: Attach a resistance band to a sturdy anchor point and stand sideways to the anchor. Hold the band at chest height with both hands and press it straight out in front of you, resisting the pull of the band.

Single-Leg Squat to Bench: Stand in front of a bench or chair and lift one leg off the ground. Lower yourself into a squat while keeping the lifted leg extended in front of you, then return to standing.

Bird Dog: Get on your hands and knees with your wrists aligned under your shoulders and your knees under your hips.