Upside Down Bosu Plank

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The upside down Bosu plank is an intermediate core exercise. This is a great exercise that requires good balance and targets the entire core.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Abdominals

The abdominal muscles (abs) provide movement and support to your core area. The deeper and closer to the spine the particular abdominal muscle is, the more effect over body posture it will have, and this often contributes significantly to a healthy back.

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


upside down bosu plank - step 1

Step 1

Start in a push-up position on the underside of the Bosu with both feet on top of the medicine ball.

upside down bosu plank - step 2

Step 2

Hold the position making sure to keep your core engaged and your back flat.

upside down bosu plank - step 3

Step 3

Hold the plank for the recommended amount of time or until proper form can no longer be maintained.