This is exercise is a progression of the wall push up and requires more scapular stability. It is a great way to a challenge to your daily routine.
Equipment: a ball of your choice.
Start: Place the ball on the wall at chest level and make a diamond shape with your hands.
Push up: Keeping your shoulders in a protracted position (shoulder blades away from your spine) perform a push up on the ball. The ball will add increase work as you try to stabilize.
Circles: Keeping your hands on the ball, perform small circles along the wall. You will have to shift your center of gravity. Work Clockwise and counterclockwise. A progression of this exercise is to perform this with only one arm. Be sure to keep the elbow straight.
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