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Exercise of the Week – Bosu/Dome Airplane Balance

Target Muscles: Lower Back.

Bosu Airplane Balance 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Lay face down with your stomach centred on the dome, arms on the floor in front of you. Slowly raise your arms and extend them out in a V in front of you.

Bosu Airplane Balance 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Then slowly lift and extend both legs behind you, letting your legs bend slightly at the knee. Hold for 5 secs before lowering in a controlled motion, and repeat.

Repetitions: 8-12

Sets: 2-4

Many people invest a huge amount of time in working on their Abdominals, desperately trying to achieve the classic flat or washboard stomach. Unfortunately muscle imbalances are a prime cause of  many injuries and long term posture problems, so its really important to try and avoid them. Therefore working out correctly is about ensuring that you achieve balance, and this exercise aids that by performing a complementary exercise to the opposing muscle group.