Lateral Cross Overs on Bosu

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The lateral cross over on the Bosu is a beginner level cardio based exercise. This exercise targets the inner and outer thighs and is suitable for all fitness levels.

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


lateral cross overs on bosu - step 1

Step 1

Start at the side of the Bosu and cross your outside foot over your body and place it on top of the Bosu.

lateral cross overs on bosu - step 2

Step 2

Step across the Bosu and over to the over side.

lateral cross overs on bosu - step 3

Step 3

Step back over the Bosu starting with your outside foot again.