The balance board trains the body from head to toe because it improves coordination skills, balance and general fitness. It's nice that with the balance board you can challenge many muscle groups in a joint-gentle and universal way. The boards are suitable for all ages and come in different shapes and sizes. Read here which balance boards are suitable for whom.
With the Balance Board it is important to keep your balance and that is not easy (at the beginning). But the more often you do sports with the board, the easier it will become over time. A lot happens unconsciously when training with the Balance Board, because you strengthen your muscles through compensatory movements. The balance board also challenges your coordination and balance skills. You will learn to rely on your body and to correctly assess your balance.
There is a large selection of different balance boards. Most boards are made of wood and are placed on a roller made of cork or wood. Before making a purchase, you should consider what kind of exercises you would like to do. There are round boards (also called therapy tops) that are used in physiotherapy, boards for children with playful elements, or boards that are reminiscent of surfboards or skateboards.
The wobbly devices come from rehabilitation sports, because the balance board and therapy top are well suited for fall prevention and training the deeper muscles. Whether standing, sitting or kneeling: there are numerous ways to do exercises on it. One thing is certain, the use of a therapy board makes the training even more demanding. Such a device is also suitable for beginners, because the risk of falling is lower than on a (surf) board with a roller.
You need significantly more balance for this board. The wooden balance board is reminiscent of a surfboard and works in a similar way. It allows surfing or skating far away from the sea or skate park. You train your coordination skills and your sense of balance. Inspiration for the training can be found, for example, on the video platform YouTube:
This board is training and playing in one. Visually, it is reminiscent of the therapy top, only that it has a more oval shape. The feet are placed on the side of the maze and then a small ball can be guided through the intricate lanes.
Similar to the maze made of wood, this balance board for children made of plastic works. Only the design is more colorful and the material is ideal for withstanding external influences in the garden or park.
Source: Apotheken Umschau
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