Bosu Ball Pushup

The Bosu ball pushup is an advanced progression of the basic pushup that strengthens the chest, triceps, and shoulders. The unstable surface of the bosu ball also improves balance and stability.


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    Place a Bosu ball on the floor so the half-ball is facing down. Assume a pushup position with your hands on the sides on the ball's platform. Brace your core and glutes.
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    Lower your body until your chest nearly touches the ball. Pause, then push yourself back to the starting position as quickly as possible.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Maintain a flat back and tight core throughout the movement.
  • Fully extend your arms at the top of the pushup.
  • Do not allow your elbows to flare out to the sides.