Side-to-Side Medicine Ball Throws

Side-to-side medicine ball throws increase explosive power through the upper body and core. The side-to-side motion emphasizes the obliques while improving shoulder and hip mobility.


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    Hold a medicine ball in front of your chest with your arms extended and stand with your side about three feet from a wall.
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    Bring the ball across your body, quickly rotate your torso to throw the ball against the wall. Catch the ball on the rebound and return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Throw the ball as hard as you can.
  • Use your abs to generate rotational power.