Double Medicine Ball Bosu Push-Ups

Advanced Level of Difficulty

The double medicine ball Bosu push-up is an advanced upper body exercise. This is a very challenging 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.

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Medicine Ball

A medicine ball (also known as an exercise ball, med ball, or fitness ball) is a weighted ball roughly the diameter of the shoulders (approx. 14 inches). Medicine balls come in a variety of weights from 2lbs. to 30lbs. and can be made of hard plastic, dense rubber or synthetic leather material.

Exercise Instructions


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Step 1

Start in a push-up position with your hands placed on two medicine balls and both feet on top of the Bosu.

double medicine ball bosu push-ups - step 2

Step 2

Lower your body down between the two medicine balls.

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Step 3

Keeping your back flat and your core engaged, press yourself back up to the starting position and repeat.