Bosu Step-Ups

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The Bosu step-up is a beginner level conditioning exercise that targets the lower body and core.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Glutes

Glutes

Gluteal Muscles (Glutes) are one of the strongest muscles in the body and are the connecting point between your legs and back muscles. Glutes are used in a variety of actions from moving the leg to extending and rotating the hip, as well as extending and rotating the trunk of the body.

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Quadriceps

The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

Equipment Used


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Bosu

The BOSU balance trainer stands for "Both Sides Utilized" and is most often used for balance training, various athletic drills and aerobic activities.

Exercise Instructions


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Step 1

Start with a Bosu and step up and down in a walking motion.

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Step 2

Stay nice and light on your toes and keep a soft bend in your knees.

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Step 3

Continue for the recommended number of reps or the designated length of time.