Balance Board

Balance Board


Improved balance and stability through various exercises performed on the balance board, which challenges the user's core muscles and proprioception.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Balance Board Instructions

  1. Place the balance board on a flat surface.
  2. Step onto the balance board with both feet, positioning them shoulder-width apart.
  3. Engage your core muscles and maintain a straight posture.
  4. Shift your weight to one side of the board, lifting the opposite foot off the ground.
  5. Hold the position for a few seconds, then shift your weight to the other side of the board, lifting the opposite foot off the ground.
  6. Repeat this side-to-side movement for several repetitions, aiming to maintain your balance throughout.
  7. For an added challenge, try performing the exercise with your eyes closed or while holding a weight in each hand.
  8. When finished, step off the balance board and stretch your legs and core muscles.

Balance Board Form & Visual

Balance Board

Balance Board Benefits

  • Improves balance and stability
  • Strengthens core muscles
  • Increases ankle and knee stability
  • Enhances coordination and proprioception
  • Can be used for rehabilitation purposes
  • Provides a low-impact workout
  • Can be used for a variety of exercises and activities

Balance Board Muscles Worked

  • Core muscles (abdominals, obliques, lower back)
  • Leg muscles (quadriceps, hamstrings, calves)
  • Ankle stabilizer muscles

Balance Board Variations & Alternatives

  • Single-leg balance board
  • Side-to-side balance board
  • Forward and backward balance board
  • Circular balance board
  • Wobble board
  • Rocking balance board
  • Roller balance board
  • Half-ball balance board