Single Leg Toe Touch on Bosu

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The single leg toe touch on the Bosu is an intermediate lower body exercise. This is a challenging exercise that requires a lot of balance and core stability.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Hamstrings

The hamstrings play a crucial role in many daily activities, such as, running, jumping, walking and cycling. Strengthening your hamstring muscles help to protect your knees from injury by absorbing the stress placed on the knee. Weak hamstrings can lead to knee injury.

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Calves

Calves (calf muscles) influence the ankles and contribute to overall ankle strength. Strengthening your calf muscles will help your balance and performing movements such as running, walking and jumping.

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


single leg toe touch on bosu - step 1

Step 1

Start with one foot placed right in the center of the up side down Bosu. Keep a slight bend in your knee and try to disperse your body weight evenly throughout your supporting foot.

single leg toe touch on bosu - step 2

Step 2

Bend forward and touch the tip of the Bosu with both hands.

single leg toe touch on bosu - step 3

Step 3

Stand back up and relax your shoulders and supporting foot at the top of the motion.