Elevate your gains game by challenging your balance. A BOSU ball is one of my favorite rigs in the gym. BOSU Balls are one of the best tools for developing leg and core strength. Strengthening these muscle groups will improve your posture and help avoid potential trips and falls. Balancing exercises require not only strength and technique, but a lot of patience as well. These exercises will improve your ability to focus too.
The importance of a strong and stable body in everyday living is oftentimes overlooked. We need balance to do even the simplest things like lifting our heels to reaching for something or just tieing your shoelaces. This is why I like to incorporate balancing routines to accompany my fitness lifestyle and diet. Taking the best supplements for women’s health is not enough for me to get a great body. I like to couple it with fun and engaging gym routines.
Here are 6 BOSU Ball exercises you can try in the gym to improve your body balance.
A Push-up is one of the most popular and effective routines on the planet. So let’s start with that one.
Tip: Always engage your core and glutes so your body is more stable as you lower your chest.
Burpees give you a total body workout. It is hard, but it is essential.
Tip: This exercise will help you improve your posture so execute this exercise correctly and make sure the spine is long to avoid arching your back.
BOSU Single Leg Romanian Deadlift
This exercise will be a test of focus and balance. As you try to master deadlifts on a BOSU ball, your core is being utilized. There is absolutely no waste in trying to learn this routine.
Tip: To add some challenge, hold weights in your opposite hand.
BOSU Bulgarian Split Squat
Strengthen your glutes, hip flexors, back, hamstrings, and quads with this workout. Instead of using a bench, use a BOSU ball to add some balance training.
Tip: To progress, add some weights.
The BOSU Bridge will add more flexibility and strength to your lower back, legs, core, and hips.
Tip: Lower yourself down with control so your core is challenged.
6. BOSU Static Plank
Add more variation to your regular plank by doing it on a BOSU ball.
Tip: Engage your core as you do this to maximize the workout.
And that is it for some balance tips. I am sure you will love these exercises. Don’t forget to eat right and take some organic vitamins and minerals supplements before or after your workout.
Nina Alexandra Palmares is copywriter at Earthnutri Performance and a Cross-country Mountain bike racer for the Rhino Head Philippines team. Off the saddle, she loves to cook ‘real’ food and perpetually geeks about music, cult movies, bikes, and Game of Thrones . She graduated with a degree in Information Technology. You can follow her journey on Instagram with the handle @winkypalmares and check out her curated bike ride playlist on Spotify.
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