Bosu Push-Up

Advanced Level of Difficulty

The Bosu Push-up is a challenging upper body strength exercise that targets the chest, shoulders, arms 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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Shoulders

The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.

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


bosu push-up - step 1

Step 1

Start in a push up position with your hands placed on the sides of the bosu keeping your back straight and your core tight.

bosu push-up - step 2

Step 2

Lower your body until your elbows are at 90 degrees and pause.

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Step 3

Raise your body back up to the starting position while maintaining a solid bridge and repeat.