There are many ways for people to exercise and get fit at home. You do not need to spend good money on exercise equipment that is often overpriced or is the latest fad. Many types of exercises can be done in the home by making your own DIY equipment. One option is to make a DIY balance board. A balance board is used as a way to increase strength and core muscle stability.
Balance boards that you can find online can cost $60 or more based on features and material. If you do not want to spend money for this piece of equipment, then a cheaper option is needed. You can make a simple DIY balance board for free if you have the right materials available.
A simple DIY balance board can be made using an old skateboard. If you do not have one, then a local thrift shop or a Goodwill store may have one that is inexpensive. However, another solution is to use a board that is at least ½ an inch thick. Anything that is thinner may break and could potentially lead to injury when using your DIY balance board.
You also will need to have a pivot point for your DIY balance board. This can be anything which has a round shape like an old rolling pin or a dowel.
There are many benefits to using a DIY balance board. This may seem easy to do, but you might find the process to be challenging. The most important thing to keep in mind is regular use is necessary. This is an easy way to help you get in shape and improve body core strength.
Instructions to make a basic DIY balance board are found on instructables.com here…