Virtual Fitness: How To Do A BOSU Reverse Plank Press Up

The Reverse Plank Press Up Is An Advanced Exercise That Strengthens the Anterior Thigh, Triceps and Core Stabilizers
PROGRESSION INSTRUCTIONS: Before attempting this exercise on the BOSU, you should be able to perform the Reverse Plank Press Up in the following order. 1) Without equipment. 2) On a foam balance pad or disc. 3) On the BOSU.
MODIFICATIONS: 1) If you can’t lift your leg, omit this move. 2) Lift leg at a lower angle than shown in this video. 3) Bring chin toward chest.
CORRECT POSITIONING: Avoid dropping your tailbone toward the floor. Maintain a long neck by avoiding throwing your head back. If you’re tailbone drops toward the floor, omit lifting your leg, or lift it at a lower angle than shown in the video. Shoulders should be higher than hips. Avoid lifting shoulders. Keep them in neutral position.
EXERCISE LEVEL: Advanced

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EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

Virtual Fitness: How To Do A Partner Workout For Cardio and Strength

No Equipment Partner Workout – Advanced Level
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Move Slowly Throughout All Exercises
  • Squat Jump: Perform 5-10 jumps in succession.
  • Pistol Squat: Perform 4 to 6 reps on right leg. Repeat on left leg. 2 sets.
  • Kneeling Push-Up to Rotation: Perform 8-10 reps on right side. Repeat on left side. 2 sets
  • Rotating Squat Jump: Perform 8-10 reps. 2 sets
  • Wall Sit: Lower down, hold, slowly come up. Perform 8-10 reps. 2 sets
  • Snowboarder: Perform 3 reps. 2 sets
  • Long Jump and High Jump: Perform 4 Jumps. 2 sets
  • Squat & Glute Lift: Lift off. Raise right leg once. Lower down. Repeat on left. 2 sets.
  • Handstand: Perform once.

CAUTION: The exercises in this video are on an advanced level. Avoid any exercise that is beyond your strength and understanding. Not recommended for beginners.
MODIFICATIONS: 1) Do 1 only one set. 2) Omit exercises that are beyond your strength. 3) Do fewer repetitions. 4) Perform modified push-ups. 5) Adjust the holding time for the Wall Sit according to strength.
EXERCISE SEQUENCE

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EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

Virtual Fitness: How To Do A BOSU Suitcase Deadlift

BOSU Suitcase Deadlift is a strength training exercise that improves balance, strength in thighs, shoulders and core.

Soft-Weighted Training Balls Are Sold By Amazon

BOSU Sport Balance Trainer is sold by Perform Better, BOSU Home Balance Trainer is sold by Power Systems, and BOSU Pro Balance Trainer from Amazon

INSTRUCTIONS: Stand a few feet in back of the BOSU Trainer, while holding a soft-weighted training ball in right hand. Bend knees into a squat. Slowly swing arms back. Jump forward to land on the BOSU. Bend knees and elbows. Alternate arms and perform 3 sets of of lifts. Stand up and step back with right foot into a reverse lunge. Repeat routine for desired sets holding ball in right hand. Then place weighted training ball in left hand and repeat the exercise for desired sets.
MODIFICATIONS: 1) Omit the weighted training ball. 2) Step on to the BOSU instead of jumping. 3) Do fewer repetitions and sets.
EQUIPMENT: BOSU Balance Trainer and Weighted Training Ball.

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EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

Virtual Fitness: How To Do A Pike Push-Up

The Pike Push-Up Is A Bodyweight Strength Training Exercise That Works Core, Biceps and Shoulders
INSTRUCTIONS

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INSTRUCTIONS
  • Step onto mat. Place hands shoulder width, and feet hip width.
  • Lift tailbone and place your body in an inverted V pike position.
  • Knees straight but not locked.
  • Head positioned between arms.
  • Bend elbows and slowly lower until forehead touches mat.
  • Slowly push up to starting pike position.
  • Maintain spinal stability and control throughout exercise.
  • Keep your breath steady and avoid straining.

ERRORS: Lifting shoulders toward ears. Looking up. Straining.
MODIFICATIONS: If you begin to lose control of the exercise, move only part of the way down.

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Virtual Fitness: How To Do A Bench Pike Push-Up

The Bench Pike Push-Up Is A Bodyweight Exercise That Strengthens Core, Arms, Shoulders
INSTRUCTIONS

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INSTRUCTIONS
  • Place hands shoulder width on floor and feet slightly apart on bench.
  • Position yourself into a pike (inverted V). Crown of head in line with tailbone.
  • Curl toes under.
  • Bend elbows outward and slowly lower while aiming forehead toward floor.
  • Stop when your forehead is an inch from the floor.
  • Slowly push-up to the start position.
  • Maintain shoulder and hip stabilization throughout.
  • Repeat movement for desired repetitions.

ERRORS: 1) Arching your back. 2) Shrugging shoulders. 3) Looking up. 4) Lifting palms off floor.

MODIFICATIONS: Lower only part of the way down.

EQUIPMENT: Weight Bench

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