Bosu Straddle

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The Bosu straddle is an intermediate plyometric exercise that targets the butt and thighs.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Quadriceps

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.

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.

Equipment Used


Picture of Bosu

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


bosu straddle - step 1

Step 1

Start over top of the Bosu with a foot on each side.

bosu straddle - step 2

Step 2

Stay light on your feet and step up with both feet and then back out to the side.

bosu straddle - step 3

Step 3

Repeat for the recommended number of reps or specified amount of time.