Bosu Ball

bosu balance ball trainer

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Original Bosu Ball
  • Exercise ball + platform balance trainer 
  • 13 color combinations 
  • Included: Balance trainer, downloadable wall chart, downloadable workouts, air pump 
  • Supports up to 350 lbs
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Lasts 10x longer than competition according to Bosu
  • Rubberized non-skid feet
  • Made in USA
  • Available in many colors
  • 350-lb weight capacity
What needs improvement ...
  • Expensive
  • Reviewers share difficult to inflate
  • Some buyers found that the ball deflated frequently

Product Summary

The Bosu Balance Trainer is half an inflatable exercise ball while the other half is a hard, flat surface. The ball has a diameter of 65 centimeters (25.5 inches) with a height of 10 inches when fully inflated. The trainer has a maximum user weight capacity of 300 pounds. The flat platform has six rubberized feet to prevent sliding when the platform is on the floor. Bosu also claims their balance trainer lasts 10 times longer than generic balance trainers.

Bosu states that their balance trainer combines cardio, strength, and flexibility into one workout. They also claim that the trainer improves strength, balance, and flexibility. Bosue shares that when you incorporate the Bosu trainer into your workouts, it increases the difficulty of exercises and helps to build strength and balance by forcing engagement of more muscles and making you maintain your center of balance.

The Bosu Balance Trainer has many positive reviews. Customers found that the trainer worked well and helped them improve their balance. They also loved that they were able to get the same brand as commercial gyms in their home gyms. Multiple users purchased a Bosu trainer to continue their physical therapy exercises at home. Negative reviewers complained that the included air pump was bad and made it difficult to inflate the Bosu. Some buyers have issues with the ball portion deflating and having to repeatedly re-inflate it before workouts.

Specs

Dimensions

25.5” (L) x 25.5” (W) x 10” (H) when fully inflated

Maximum User Weight Capacity

300 lbs

Color(s)

13 combinations

Warranty

90 days

Included

Balance trainer, downloadable wall chart, downloadable workouts, pump

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      Summary

      The Bosu Balance Trainer is the name brand for this type of balance trainer and it’s a good option if you want a commercial-grade balance ball trainer in your home gym.