How heavy should a weighted ball be?
For beginners, use a smaller weighted ball. Anywhere from 2 to 6 pounds should do the trick. If you are experienced in the gym and already have a good amount of core strength established, a heavier weight may suit you more. Try 8 or more pounds, being careful not to overdo it.
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.
What are the heavy gym balls called?
The Medicine Ball (or weighted ball)