BOSU Balance Trainer Ball : Cardio

HOW TO do Cardio Workouts on the BOSU Ball


Featured Product: BOSU Balance Trainer Ball (Home) and the BOSU Pro Balance Trainer Ball
Brand: BOSU
Purpose: Build strength, trim, and tone while improving your balance and coordination.
Compatible Exercises: Yoga, Stretching, Cardio, Strength Training, Balance Training
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: $109.98-149.98


Sometimes, you just want a fun but high-itensity cardio workout. Here is a collection of some of our favorite traditional cardio workouts that when used with the BOSU Balance Ball, are extremely challenging and full of intensity!  These workouts can be incorporated into your daily routine or can be saved for days you really need to sweat off excess calories! 

Please remember to stretch before & after your workout and stay hydrated! *Please be safe when attempting these exercises. Difficulty Scale: 7-8.

Happy Cardio!   

Everyone’s favorite….Burpees…made even harder with the BOSU Balance Ball:

The Mountain Climber

Toe Taps

Ice Skater Hop

BOSU Box Jump

 

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BOSU Balance Trainer Ball : Arms & Back

HOW TO use BOSU Balance Ball for Arms & Back


Featured Product: BOSU Balance Trainer Ball (Home) and the BOSU Pro Balance Trainer Ball
Brand: BOSU
Purpose: Build strength, trim, and tone while improving your balance and coordination.
Compatible Exercises: Yoga, Stretching, Cardio, Strength Training, Balance Training
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: $109.98-149.98


To follow along with these videos, you’ll need a BOSU and hand weights.

Doing basic Bicep Curls on the BOSU can add a twist, but what about adding an additional balance challenge by doing this on one leg?  Check out the video for cues on how to do both of these exercises on the BOSU Balance Ball.

Here’s another great arm and back workout on the BOSU Balance Ball, Rows (with a modification for wrist discomfort):

And some more quick variations of standard exercises when wanting to add a BOSU to your practice.
For Back Extensions:

 

For Shoulder Strengtheners/Lateral Lifts:

Doing Superman on the BOSU:

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BOSU Balance Trainer Ball : Abs & Core

HOW TO use the BOSU Balance Ball for Ab Strengthening


Featured Product: BOSU Balance Trainer Ball (Home) and the BOSU Pro Balance Trainer Ball
Brand: BOSU
Purpose: Build strength, trim, and tone while improving your balance and coordination.
Compatible Exercises: Yoga, Stretching, Cardio, Strength Training, Balance Training
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: $109.98-149.98


Add a BOSU to your abdominal muscle workout for variety, extra challenge, or even to add a little support.
Here’s a short video on doing Oblique Crunches on the BOSU.
Or try using the BOSU for Bicycle Crunches:

BOSU Balance Trainer Ball : Push Ups

HOW TO use the BOSU Balance Ball for Push-ups


Featured Product: BOSU Balance Trainer Ball (Home) and the BOSU Pro Balance Trainer Ball
Brand: BOSU
Purpose: Build strength, trim, and tone while improving your balance and coordination.
Compatible Exercises: Yoga, Stretching, Cardio, Strength Training, Balance Training
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: $109.98-149.98


The BOSU Balance Trainer is a great way to add an additional challenge to your exercises.  So here’s a way to add versatility to push-ups:  use the BOSU with top-side up or bottom-side up or traveling from side to side.
Want to add some glute work with your push-up?  Here are instructions on how to do Push-Ups with Glute Lift:

Bosu Ball Exercises: Push Up Glute Lifts — powered by ehow. Have a gym or a cross-fit center or another type of studio and use the BOSU?  We also have the BOSU Pro.

Small Exercise Ball : Core Workout

HOW TO use a Small Exercise Ball for Abs, Lower back and Oblique Strengthening


Featured Product: Small Exercise Ball
Brand: Varies
Purpose: Build strength and engage muscles while improving balance
Compatible Exercises: Yoga, Stretching, Cardio, Core Strengthening
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: Varies


Build a strong core using a soft exercise ball, such as our 7″ or 9″ Exercise Therapy Balls. The following exercises will engage the abdominals, lower back, and the obliques.

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Foam Roller : Pilates

HOW TO do Pilates with a Foam Roller


Featured Product: Foam Roller 
Purpose: Use for sports training, to help enhance balance, for body awareness, to improve flexibility, and during dynamic strength training. In therapy or rehabilitation they help with muscle re-education and myofacial release. Use a foam roller to self massage the entire body
Compatible Exercises: Pilates, Strength Training, Self-Myofacial Release, Stretching


Foam Rollers are great tool for anyone to use, regardless of fitness level.  You can use Foam Rollers for low impact exercise or to release tight muscles and trigger points with self-myofascial release.

Below is a full 20-minute Pilates exercise using a Foam Roller.  Before starting the video, be sure to grab your mat, your foam roller and move your computer to your practice space.  Enjoy!

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Massage Balls : Piriformis & SI Joint

HOW TO Use Massage Balls for Piriformis Muscles and SI Joint with Tuneup Yoga


Featured Product: Muscle Knot Relief Balls 
Brand: JFit
Purpose:  Release tight muscles, knots or adhesions and tension
Compatible Uses: Neck, jaw, shoulder, rotator cuff, lower back, hips, knees, calf muscles, and feet
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: $16.98 (*We carry a selection of other Massage Balls. Spiky Balls by FitBALL, Hand Renewal Therapy Balls by Rejuvenation, Mini Massage Balls by JFit, Muscle Massage Kit by Rejuvenation)


We know how tight our hips can get and how the slightest tension can cause pain and discomfort throughout our whole body.  For this exercise, grab two small massage balls of equal size.  Don’t have massage balls yet?  No worries! We have a great selection of massage balls to choose from! Trust us, you will get great support and release from utilizing this exercise when you’re muscles are tight!

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Foam Roller : Pilates 2

HOW TO do Pilates with a Foam Roller


Featured Product: Foam Roller 
Purpose: Use for sports training, to help enhance balance, for body awareness, to improve flexibility, and during dynamic strength training. In therapy or rehabilitation they help with muscle re-education and myofacial release. Use a foam roller to self massage the entire body
Compatible Exercises: Pilates, Strength Training, Self-Myofacial Release, Stretching


Choose from 18″ for portability and to massage small areas, or choose the 36″ for more versatility to incorporate into exercises such as these.  We also offer different densities from soft, firm with a soft EVA covering, to extra-firm rollers.  Your decision should take into consideration how sensitive you are in the areas you’d like to massage.  If using during Pilates or exercises, try to select a high-density roller that would hold up to frequent use.

Pilates is amazing… We love how much it strengthens your core and tones your entire body. Try incorporating a Foam Roller into the following Pilates exercises to really challenge your core and build strength. Good luck!

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Yoga Blocks : Yoga Tuneup for Hip Flexibility

HOW TO Use Yoga Blocks for Hip Flexibility


Featured Product: Yoga Blocks
Brand: Rolling Sands Harmony
Purpose:  Assist with flexibility and balance during stretches and yoga poses
Compatible Exercises  Iyengar, Hatha, Anusara, Ashtanga, Power Yoga, Restorative and Pre-Natal yoga practices
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: $9.78 (*We carry a selection of other Yoga Blocks with varying materials and sizes.)


Improve your hip strength and flexibility with a simple yoga exercise using a Yoga Block.

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BOSU Balance Trainer Ball : Cardio with Stretching

HOW TO use the BOSU Balance Ball for Cardio (with Stretching)


Featured Product: BOSU Balance Trainer Ball (Home) and the BOSU Pro Balance Trainer Ball
Brand: BOSU
Purpose: Build strength, trim, and tone while improving your balance and coordination.
Compatible Exercises: Yoga, Stretching, Cardio, Strength Training, Balance Training
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: $109.98-149.98


Just a couple of minutes of some cardio work and then a couple minutes showing a “simple” yoga routine using the BOSU.  I say “simple” because once we add a BOSU to any exercise, Yoga, or Pilates routine, nothing is as simple as it used to be.  Challenge the core and your balance or just add variety and fun to your practice with this balance training tool.

Are you thinking of incorporating BOSUs at your studio or gym?  Then take a look at the PRO version of the BOSU.  Sturdier vinyl, no feet, and weighs about four pounds heavier than the Home version.

As your leading Fitness Equipment and Yoga Supply Store, we offer BOSU Pro Balance Trainer and BOSU Balance Trainer for Home at the lowest prices!