Double Bosu Push-Ups

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The double Bosu push-up is an intermediate upper body exercise. This exercise requires a great deal of core strength and shoulder only be attempted by intermediate to advanced fitness levels.

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


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Step 1

Start in a push-up position with your hands placed on the sides of the underside of one Bosu. Place your feet shoulder width apart on another.

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Step 2

Keeping your back straight and your core engaged, lower your body down until your elbows are at 90 degrees.

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Step 3

Press your body back up to the starting position and repeat.