What is a weighted ball good for?
Medicine ball exercises work the core muscles through a range of movements that impact balance, posture, and flexibility, whilst also training intermuscular coordination.
What muscles does throwing a weighted ball work?
Medicine ball slams target muscles in both your upper body and lower body. When performed properly, they build strength in your upper back, core muscles, triceps, glutes, quads, and hamstrings, 2.
How do you use the weighted balls?
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and the medicine ball straight above your head.
- Bend at your hips and, keeping your arms extended, slam the medicine ball into the ground as hard as you can.
- Pick up the medicine ball and return to the starting position.
- Perform 3 sets of 10 reps.