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Bosu Ball Deals Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bosu Ball Deals.

Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  Read more

Learn the Fitness Class Lingo

When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late...  Read more

VIDEO: Intro to Exercising with a BOSU Ball

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) In this short video, Coach Nicole gives you an introduction to using a BOSU ball  for fitness. Learn about the benefits of exercising with the BOSU, and how to use it safely and effe...  Read more

No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

VIDEO: Coach Nicole's Favorites- BOSU Squat with Overhead Press

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) For more information about this video, please scroll down to read the text below the video player. In a new series of videos, Coach Nicole will demonstrate some of her favorite...  Read more

Dealing with Judgement
Updated 4/15/2014 1:32:06 PM

So the other night I went out with my personal trainer. At one point during the evening, she looked over at a "normal" sized woman talking to a larger man. She said "Aw, isn't that nice how she's being so kind to the fat guy". All sorts of thought...  Read more

How do you deal with bullies?
Updated 4/16/2014 5:08:20 PM

Sorry if this is posted in the wrong place, but how do you deal with bullies? 1) in general? 2) say you brought a drink, and they said ''eww that has so much sugar in it'' in an attempt to shame you 3) you were in a group of people you never...  Read more

Got a book deal!
Updated 4/5/2014 5:25:26 PM

I landed a book deal with a major history publisher last week. Woo-hoo!!! With that foremost in my mind, I plan to use my solo walks to plan the book and figure out where I'm going to go with it. Not sure logistically how to pull this off unless I r...  Read more

Motivation when life throws you curve balls
Updated 4/16/2014 1:56:56 PM

How do you keep yourself motivated when life seems to make fun of you and every other day throws a curve ball at you? I've been sick for almost two weeks (cold, flu like symptons) and stopped exercising as I really didn't have the strenght to do...  Read more

Not a huge deal, but confused
Updated 3/25/2014 10:20:28 PM

A new icon appeared on my Spark page. It says that I bought the activity tracker. I have not. I cannot figure out how to get it off my page. Might seem silly, but I have a bit of an ethical problem with that. Sort of like false advertising, I guess...  Read more

Improve your core stabilization while watching TV!

Instead of being a couch potato when watching your favourite TV show, balance on a BOSU ball! Take breaks during the commercials if needed. Just by standing and balancing on the BOSU, you're constantly engaging the small stabilizer muscles in the up...  Read more

Missed the gym?

On days I can't make it to the gym I will exercise during the commercials of the shows I watch in the evening. Pick your balance ball, resistance bands, free weights, bosu ball...even your hula hoop! Have fun!319...  Read more

Fighting Fibromyalgia

To meet online others who suffer with this and to interact with them on how to deal with this problem....  Read more

8 BOSU Trainer Exercises

Walk into almost any gym and you have probably seen a stack of blue dome-shaped gadgets, better known as the BOSU (Both Sides Up) Trainer. This interesting piece of equipment allows you to use both sides for working on balance and proprioception whi...  Read more

8 Exercises to a Stronger Core

A strong core not only allows us to have the flat belly many of us desire, but it also helps with our posture. By developing a strong core, you may also find your cardio activities, such as running and swimming to be a tad easier. But remember doin...  Read more