Primary Muscle Group: Core Muscles and Buttocks
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Gluteus Maximus, Biceps femoris, Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus
Preparation: Maintain a staggered stance with your body weight on your right foot. Hold the ball with your arms extended at chest level.
Breathing: Inhale as your bend forward, exhale as you rise to starting position.
Execution: Inhale, bend forward and extend your left leg behind you and lift it up - touch the ball on the floor. Exhale and rise to start. Switch legs after finishing all reps.
Comments: This is like a traditional deadlift, but it won't hurt your knees.
Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:Ball 1 Leg Knee DriveBall Bottoms-UpBall Bridge LiftSide Lying ScissorsStep Ups on Bench