Why I love my Bosu!

bosu workout 1If you were to ask me for one piece of equipment that I LOVE for in the gym or for at home, it would be the Bosu! A bosu can be incorporated into any workout. But I don’t see it used as often as it should. One of the main reasons I love the bosu and use it when I’m in the gym is because you can use if for just about anything. Beyond using it for core work, it can be used for cardio, and stability. You can even use it to add an extra element to your weight training.

What I love about my workouts when I use the bosu is that it forces me to work muscles that I may not have planned on. Doing cable work standing or with one foot on the bosu means that I’m working my core or back as well as the targeted area. I have to really focus on my posture and keeping things in check or I risk falling flat on my face! Not that I’ve done that before.

Doing mountain climbers on the bosu adds more intensity to your core workout. Having to make small adjustments to keep your balance while you’re moving isn’t easy, but it makes those 30 or 40 mountain climbers work your muscles that much more.

bosu workout 2Here are 5 of my favorite things to use the bosu for.

  • Mountain climbers
  • Burpees
  • Squats
  • Cable work - upper back and chest
  • V-Sits & Planks

How do you incorporate it into your workouts? What is your favorite thing to use the bosu for? I would love to hear! Send me a message here.