Best Medicine Ball Exercises
1. Big Circles
This exercise can be modified by changing the medication ball's weight, speed, and range of action.
Begin this exercise by squatting with the feet approximately shoulder-width apart and a medicine ball held at chest level.
2. Single Arm Push Up
Start in plank position with one hand on a medicine ball and the other on the ground.
Single Arm Push Up
The Single Arm Medicine Ball Push Up is a difficult exercise that requires upper body and abdominal strength as well as balance and stability.
3. Lumberjack or Wood Chop
To perform this exercise, stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and a medicine ball held in both palms at chest level.
Lumberjack or Wood Chop
Alternately, this exercise can be performed in a crouching or half-kneeling position.
4. Overhead Throw
To engage the obliques, you can also add a twist at the apex of the movement.
The Overhead Throw Medicine Ball Exercise is an excellent abdominal, shoulder, and arm exercise.
5. Ball Slam
To complete this exercise, stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and a medicine ball held at chest level.
Raise the ball above your head and then slam it as hard as you can into the ground, capturing it as it bounces back up.