[easyazon-image-link asin=”B00AQ4F19K” alt=”BOSU Balance Trainer, Blue” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31HnsEOoW1L._SL160_.jpg” align=”none” width=”160″ height=”160″]What is the BOSU?
Okay here comes the boring detail, bare with me. So the BOSU is named such as the acronym for “both sides up”. The BOSU Balance Trainer can be used with the platform side either up or down for different types of balance training and wobbly fun.
The solid platform is 25 inches in diameter and the dome should be inflated until it is firm. Two recessed handles on the bottom of and towards the sides on the platform make it easy to turn over or carry or roll if your kids get hold of it.
This mini blue flying saucer was born from field of medicine, as well as balance, functional and sports- specific training. Neuromuscular physiology, which basically helps to define human movement, provides the science that backs this remarkably complete approach to training and confuses the general public with big words for, makes your balance better.
The Bosu Balance Trainer was first introduced in the fall of 1999 to a select group of professional and Olympic teams. The response was nothing short of astounding within the top athletic circles led to numerous orders from more professional and Olympic teams.
Professional sports teams use the BOSU Balance Trainer to train their athletes for competition. “The BOSU Balance Trainer is an invaluable tool for U.S. Ski and Snowboard team members at all levels. It’s a key tool for the United States Ski and Snowboard Department of Sport Science and Conditioning. The versatility and application of the BOSU Balance Trainer is so great our teams travel with them year round.
Other professional sports teams that use the BOSU include Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Indians, New York Knicks, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Biodynamic Center.
The overwhelming consensus among the head trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and their elite athletes was that the BOSU Balance Trainer is a truly unique balance, core stability and proprioception training device that will forever change the sports and fitness industry.