Exercise Ball Medicine Ball Throw

How to do the Exercise Ball Medicine Ball Throw

The medicine ball throw is a great exercise to increase your speed and distance with any type of throwing (ie. Baseball Players). To begin this exercise start by lying supine on a ball with a medicine ball overtop of your head (holding with two hands). Now complete a crunch and start throwing the ball ahead of you as you come up to the top. If you have a spotter you can get the ball back right away to complete another rep right away.

Medicine Ball Throw Spotter Information:

Stand infront of the exerciser and receive the ball that they throw and then throw it back above their head to make it a more difficult abdominal exercise.

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

  • PRIMARY: Abdominal
  • Lower Abdominals
  • Abs
  • Six Pack
  • Baseball
  • Upper Body

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
5.7 lbs12.9 8.7 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 5.7 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 2 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Exercise Ball Medicine Ball Throw

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Advanced
Muscle Specific Advanced

Make a Workout

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.