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Advice needed First time I've worked on pre-season fitness

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by sly_karma, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. Sandy

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    First week of gym visits and I'm adapting. The trainer put together a weight circuit of modest weight and high repetitions, plus ab work and balance time on the Bosu ball.

    The last is intriguing to me, it will take a long time to get proficient on it. At this stage I can balance on two feet ok but closing my eyes tips me off in no time. One foot work is gonna take a while. I might get one for use at home, watch TV standing on it as some have suggested. I bet my grandsons will love it too!
     
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    The bosu can also used for many other exercises other than standing as well. A great piece of kit.
     
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    The BOSU is the only piece of exercise equipment that gets moved between floors at my house fairly often.

    Here's another way to work on balance. Only found it recently so haven't tried it too often.

     
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    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    You’ll be surprised at how quickly you will get proficient with repetition.
    I use it regularly to challenge my balance and have noticed a huge improvement on snow, and when hiking over honky nuts!
    A fun one to throw in from time to time is to bounce a weighted but bouncy ball in front of you while on the bosu. You can gradually increase that difficulty from simple two footed bounce and catch, to one footed and rotating the bounce and catch through 9 o’clock, 12 and 3 o’clock positions.
     
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