Should you do bosu squats: Of course, you should! Bosu balls can be quite helpful with improving your balance, engaging your smaller muscles, and enjoying an intense workout.
Bosu Ball Squats: The Deep Dive
Tips on How to Do Bosu Ball Squats
To do squats on bosu ball, place the ball on the floor with the flat side facing the ground. Then slowly step onto the round side and find your balance. Once set, do a squat the way you would normally do it. Bend your knees while pushing your hips backward and keeping your core engaged, then push back up.
Here are some tips to help you out, especially if you're a beginner.
Focus On a Static Object
Hold On to a Support
Pros of Doing Bosu Ball Squats
Good For Rehabilitation
Engage The Core
Cons of doing bosu ball squats
Difficult to Maintain Proper Form
Greater Risk of Injury
Requires High Level of Skill
Stability Ball Squats vs Regular Squats
Bosu Ball We Recommend
Are Bosu Ball Squats Effective?
Absolutely, yes, if you can figure out a way to keep your balance without falling off. My advice would be to start under a coach's tutelage.
Are Bosu Ball Squats Good For Legs?
All squats are good for legs. However, if you're unable to maintain good form while squatting, you might miss out on some value.
Bosu ball squats are becoming popular because they add a new stage of difficulty to your workout. Some people have argued that it takes the focus away from the actual goal of the workout and just teaches balance. I think you can still get the intended value from bosu ball squats, only that it's harder to find, and that's the goal of the exercise.
So what do you think? Are bosu balls a good idea or a distraction? Are you looking to add one to your gym? Did I skip anything? Let's talk in the comments…
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- Balance Training - Where to Start: https://www.corebalancefitness.co.uk/blog/balance-training-where-to-start/
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