Medicine Ball Rotational Throw
Medicine Ball Rotational Throw Instructions
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a medicine ball with both hands at chest level.
- Rotate your torso to the right, shifting your weight onto your right foot.
- As you rotate, bring the medicine ball across your body to your right side.
- Quickly rotate your torso to the left, shifting your weight onto your left foot.
- As you rotate, throw the medicine ball across your body to your left side, using your core muscles to generate power.
- Catch the medicine ball as it comes back to your chest and repeat the exercise for the desired number of repetitions.
Medicine Ball Rotational Throw Form & Visual
Medicine Ball Rotational Throw Benefits
- Improves rotational power and explosiveness
- Targets the core muscles, including the obliques and transverse abdominis
- Enhances sports performance, particularly in sports that require rotational movements such as golf, tennis, and baseball
- Increases upper body strength and stability
- Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
- Provides a full-body workout, engaging multiple muscle groups at once
- Can be done with a partner or against a wall for added resistance
- Improves coordination and balance
- Can be incorporated into a HIIT or circuit training routine for added cardiovascular benefits
Medicine Ball Rotational Throw Muscles Worked
- Abdominal muscles (rectus abdominis, obliques)
- Shoulder muscles (deltoids)
- Back muscles (latissimus dorsi)
- Arm muscles (triceps, biceps)
- Leg muscles (quadriceps, glutes)