Bosu Ball Push-Up

Advanced Level of Difficulty

The Bosu stability ball push-up is an advanced level exercise that targets the shoulders, arms, chest and core.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Chest

Strengthening the chest muscles will help you push things easily and effortlessly. The muscles in your chest help stabilize your shoulder joint, which reduces your vulnerability shoulder joint injuries. Working your chest muscles also has an aesthetic factor (body contouring).

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Triceps

Triceps are an often forgotten muscle group. Triceps are located on the opposite side of the biceps at the back of the upper arm. Well strengthened and defined triceps make the arm look bigger and sleeker (reducing the "flabby arm" look).

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.

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Stability Ball

A stability or exercise ball is a ball constructed of soft elastic and filled with air until firm.Most stability balls range from a diameter of approximately 35 to 85 centimeters (14 to 34 inches).

Exercise Instructions


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Step 1

Start in a push-up position with your hands on the Bosu and your feet on top of a stability ball.

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Step 2

Make sure that your shoulders are directly over top of your hands and your back is flat creating a straight line from your shoulders to ankles.

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Step 3

Lower your body down to the bottom of the push-up position with full control and press your body back up.