Double Medicine Ball Pushups

How to do the Double Medicine Ball Pushups

This alternate chest pushup exercise can be performed by having two medicine balls in each hand in a pushup position. With your hips flat with your body (see picture) lower your upper body as low as you can. This exercise requires a lot of upper body stability muscles. This is an advanced chest exercise.

Spotter Information:

A spotter is not required for this medicine ball exercise although they could be used for motivation.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Chest
  • Triceps
  • Anterior Deltoids
  • Front Shoulder
  • Shoulders
  • Medicine Ball

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
56.6 lbs14.8 90.2 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 56.6 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 28 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Double Medicine Ball Pushups

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Advanced
Hypertrophy Advanced

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Tracking Your Weights

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