Strengthening the leg muscles and stabilized standing posture on BOSU

Goal of the exercise:

  • Activating muscles which hold the foot arch, and learning to consciously activate it while sitting, standing or during walking
  • Improved balance
  • Preventing falling
Default position
  • Correct standing posture on the legs - keep your legs below your hips, knees are slightly rotated outwardly and are above the center of the legs , keep your feet on the ground, and your back should be straight
  • Activate your leg muscles
  • From this position transfer your weight on one of your legs, and lift the other one up and keep it in same position
Phase 1
  • Keep balancing for at least 10 seconds
  • Switch your legs
  • If you master this exercise, you can try to close your eyes for a moment while you balance
Exercise video tutorial

Common mistakes

  • The knees are pointing inwardly
  • Slouching back
  • Insufficient support on the three points of the foot
  • Pelvis is dropping down or tilting to the side, bowing forward

How often to exercise

  • Exercise daily

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