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 RaiseBall Dumbbell Overhead PressBall Prone Reverse FlyBand Front RaiseBand Lat RaiseBand Reverse FlysBand Shoulder PressBand Upright RowDumbbell Front RaiseDumbbell Lat RaiseDumbbell Rear DeltDumbbell Upright RowRear Delt Fly - MachineSeated Arnold Press - DumbbellSeated Dumbbell PressSeated Rear Delt Row - MachineSeated Shoulder Cable PressShoulder Cable Press