Medicine Ball Overhead Throw
This exercise involves throwing a medicine ball overhead with both hands, using explosive power from the legs and core. It targets the upper body, particularly the shoulders and arms, while also engaging the lower body for a full-body workout.
Medicine Ball Overhead Throw Instructions
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a medicine ball with both hands at chest level.
- Engage your core and lift the ball overhead, fully extending your arms.
- Take a step forward with your left foot and shift your weight onto your left leg.
- As you step forward, forcefully throw the ball forward and down towards the ground.
- Release the ball just before it reaches the ground.
- Repeat the exercise, alternating legs with each throw.
Medicine Ball Overhead Throw Form & Visual
Medicine Ball Overhead Throw Benefits
- Improves power and explosiveness in the upper body
- Targets the shoulders, chest, and triceps
- Engages the core muscles for stability and balance
- Can be used as a full-body warm-up exercise
- Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
Medicine Ball Overhead Throw Muscles Worked