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Training with a medicine ball. What’s this phenomenon about?

Olimp Sport Nutrition
2020-04-09
Training with a medicine ball. What’s this phenomenon about?

A popular gymnastics equipment and the nightmare of some PE students can be a good way to add variety to your home workout. Medicine ball exercises turn out to be an interesting solution for the boredom in your current routine. Try out the home training with a medicine ball and take care of your own body!

Benefits of home training with a medicine ball

It might seem that having medicine balls at home will mean that there is no room to store them. In practice, you don't have to buy the heaviest balls- it will be better to choose balls with a low weight, which will allow you to do a larger variety of exercises. Let's remember that training at home with a medicine ball is intended to include all muscle groups and should be performed in accordance with the rules of the correct technique.

 

Another advantage of the home training with a medicine ball is its comprehensive impact on the body. Exercises using a load in the form of a ball will allow you to develop strength and endurance of the muscles, while influencing the deep feeling and the stabilization of the torso. The diversification of home training, thanks to the medical ball, will work well during weight loss, and the pace of the exercises will have a positive impact on the reduction of fat tissue and the fight against the unnecessary weight.

Example exercises for the home training with a medicine ball

You should decide for yourself what is the goal of training at home with a medical ball. Based on this, you can choose the appropriate exercises that will allow you to achieve the desired goals. The training plan should include such exercises as:

  • Russian twist with a medicine ball 
  • Push ups with a medicine ball on your back 
  • Carrying the medicine ball over your head 
  • Rolling a medicine ball with your legs on the floor while supporting yourself on your hands 
  • Crunches with bouncing a medicine ball on the wall 
  • Lunges while holding a medicine ball over your head 
  • Squats while holding a medicine ball in front of you