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Medicine Ball Slams

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  Primary Muscle Group: Shoulders

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Shoulders - Full Body - Plyometric

Preparation: Stand with feet parallel, shoulder-width apart and knees slightly bent. Hold medicine ball above head between both hands.

Breathing: Breath out on the contraction upward and breath back in on the way back down to the start position.

Execution: Pull medicine ball back behind head and forcefully throw ball down on the ground as hard as possible. Catch the ball on the bounce from the ground and repeat according to prescribed repetitions.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Ball Dumbbell Front Raise
  • Ball Dumbbell Overhead Press
  • Ball Prone Reverse Fly
  • Band Front Raise
  • Band Lat Raise
  • Band Reverse Flys
  • Band Shoulder Press
  • Band Upright Row
  • Dumbbell Front Raise
  • Dumbbell Lat Raise
  • Dumbbell Rear Delt
  • Dumbbell Upright Row
  • Rear Delt Fly - Machine
  • Seated Arnold Press - Dumbbell
  • Seated Dumbbell Press
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells