Medicine Ball Chest Pushups

How to do the Medicine Ball Chest Pushups

Begin this the medicine ball pushups by lying face down in a pushup position with your butt parallel to the floor. Now try to use one hand to grasp the medicine ball and then the other. This move requires a lot of core strength. Now proceed as shown by the illustration to your right.

Medicine Ball Chest Pushups Spotter Information:

Kneel down beside the exerciser for stability. The exerciser may fall down many times but keep encouraging them. This is an advanced exercise and will develop a lot of upper body stabilizer muscles needed to increase your bench press or other upper body strength exercises.

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

  • PRIMARY: Chest
  • Bodyweight
  • Compound
  • Medicine Ball
  • Calisthenics
  • Advanced

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
0 lbs10.5 0 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 0 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 0 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Medicine Ball Chest Pushups

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Advanced

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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.