The balance trainer is a widely used
fitness-training device. consisting of an inflated rubber hemisphere attached
to a rigid platform, it is also referred to as the “blue half-ball”, because it
looks like a stability ball cut in half. It also comes with a pair of
resistance bands that can be attached to the bosu ball for resistance training.
The bosu ball can be used and incorporated
into a wide range of exercises and fitness routines. Used correctly the bosu
ball will strengthen the entire body and by incorporating cardio moves can help
to raise your heart rate. the bosu ball is an excellent tool for losing fat and
toning your body by improving your core strength and developing overall balance
and muscle strength.
The bosu ball is half an exercise ball
fixed to a firm platform. you can work out on either side – balance on the
‘ball’ side with the platform on the floor, or go for more difficulty by
balancing on the platform with the ball on the floor. the bosu ball is an
invaluable asset when training for balance. when using the bosu ball, your body
is forced to recruit numerous core and stabilizing muscles in order to balance.
this development of core muscles will improve strength and balance like no
other exercise would allow.
The typical lunge is a great exercise for
your legs and glutes. with the dome side up, simply do a lunge but land your
foot on top of the dome. you can do this exercise with weights for greater
The bosu ball is a very flexible tool for
workouts, used for press-ups, planks and weight training exercises, the only
thing limiting your use of the bosu is your own imagination.