Skip Nav
Beginner Fitness Tips
The Biggest Mistakes Trainers See in the Gym
Celebrity Weight Loss
If You've Dealt With Setbacks Trying to Lose Weight, Chrissy Metz Has an Important Message For You
Calorie Breakdowns
These Are the Breads That a Nutritionist Eats at Home

How to Do a BOSU Burpee

Bump It Up a Notch With the BOSU Burpee

Just when you thought burpees couldn't get any better, we're here to show you a new variation using one of our favorite fitness tools, the BOSU. Check out this variation of the classic exercise from Equinox trainer Lauren Fairbanks. Adding a little instability to the push-up forces the core to work more, as does lifting the unwieldy BOSU overhead. To work the middle even more, Lauren adds in a twist after the push-up. Feel your heart rate rise as you challenge every body part with this move.

1. Come into a deep squat holding the BOSU at chest level.

2. Place the ball side of the BOSU on the ground, then jump or walk your legs back to a plank position.

Learn how to do the rest of the exercise.

3. With your hands flat on the top of the BOSU, do one push-up.

4. Add a twist! Lift your right leg, bringing the right knee toward the left elbow, then repeat on the other side.

5. Jump or walk your feet forward, coming into a deep squat.

ADVERTISEMENT

6. Stand and lift the BOSU overhead, staying strong in your core to prevent arching your back.

Ten to 12 reps make a set; do two to three sets.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Strength Training on Treadmill | Shredmill Workout
TRX Lower-Body Workout
Treadmill Workout With Hills
Standing Wood Chop With Med Ball
30-Minute Rowing Workout
Row Endurance Workout | Video
Reasons to Take Cardio Kickboxing

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds