The Heart Strength Plan: Saturday

A return to the muscles exercised on Wednesday, but with interesting variations.

  from 30 Minutes a Day to a Healthy Heart

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Stability Ball Leg Curls
Lie on your back on the floor, extend your legs, and place your heels on top of the stability ball. Rest your arms on the floor by your sides, palms down.


Press your heels into the ball and lift your buttocks a few inches off the floor.


Bend your knees, using your heels to pull the ball toward your buttocks so your feet end up flat on the ball. Pause, then return to the starting position.