Balance training, strength + balance training, ext... anyone use a Slackline??-
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    Balance training, strength + balance training, ext... anyone use a Slackline??

    What are you guys doing for balance training off the bike? I've been doing lifts using a Bosu ball and various weight movement exercises that have all been beneficial, but im looking for more advanced training as things become easier.

    Looking around at new stuff, i came across Slackline. It's like a tightrope. I'm thinking this might be the next thing to try.

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    Use the bosu ball both ways (base up and down), if you aren't already do them on one leg, then take your shoes off and do it in stocking feet...

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    I took up pilates two years ago to address core strength, and this winter I started practicing aikido to improve balance/agility and learn how to fall softly. I have always been intrigued by slacklines.

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    in my rock climbing days, we played on slack lines all the time. I think they are great for any type of training. Good for balance, responses, agilIty. Go for it.
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