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Medicine Ball Side Throw

Angle-Based Images: Medicine Ball Side Throw Video
Angle-Based Images: Medicine Ball Side Throw Video
Angle-Based Images: Medicine Ball Side Throw Video
Angle-Based Images: Medicine Ball Side Throw Video
Angle-Based Images: Medicine Ball Side Throw Video
Medicine Ball Side Throw: Step 1
Step 1 Standing tall next to a wall, your feet shoulder-width apart, hold a medicine ball in both hands. Extend your arms fully in front of you so that the ball is at chest height.
Medicine Ball Side Throw: Step 2
Step 2 Keeping your abs tight, rotate your torso away from the wall, quickly reversing the direction to throw the ball against the wall as hard as you can, catching it on the rebound.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Generate all of your throwing power from your core.

Do not strain your lower back as you rotate your torso.

Pivot your feet throughout the movement to reduce the load on your spine.

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