Medicine Ball Exercises Articles

A medicine ball is a weighted exercise tool that can be used to improve an athlete's strength, power and stability. One of the most versatile pieces of training equipment, medicine balls help promote a greater range of motion than most other forms of resistance training, and can also be used to improve explosiveness when throwing the ball at the end of a movement. Improve your overall athleticism by performing med ball exercises and workouts, provided by the top pro athletes and performance coaches, found exclusively at STACK.

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The Right (and Wrong) Way to do Rotational Exercises

There's a right way and a wrong way to do every exercise. For rotational exercises, the wrong way is done far too frequently. Why? It's a perceptio...

9 Awesome Ways to Use a BOSU Ball

You'll find many pieces of exercise equipment in a typical weight room. Some are great. Others are not the best use of your time. In this series, ...

Lindsey Vonn's Summer Core Workout

Four-time World Cup champion skier and Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn has a rigorous training schedule, particularly during the off-season. With h...

Speed Drill of the Day: Improve Your Playmaking Ability with the Med Ball Push to Sprint

One of the hardest things for an athlete to develop is first-step speed and acceleration. However, these attributes are crucial to success in almo...

Medicine Ball Training for Hockey Players

There are a few essential tools when training for hockey and the medicine ball is one of them. If I asked you for a hockey training exercise using the...

Jump Higher and Faster With Transitional Med Ball Box Jumps

Jump Higher and Faster with transitional med ball box jumps Everybody wants to be that athlete who can throw down ridiculous dunks and have the highest...

Med Ball Contrast Training Will Improve Your Explosiveness

Sports are about being strong, but being the strongest guy in your weight room doesn't mean much if you can't show it on the field. No one will care...

Off-Season Conditioning: Full-Body Med Ball Workout

Have a Ball with This Off-Season Summer Conditioning Full-Body Med Ball Workout By Jim Carpentier, CSCS If the school weight room is not always...

Body Control for Power: Explosive Med Ball Training

Going to the weight room and lifting weights is vital for building strength and injury prevention. Being strong will never hurt your performance but...

2 Med Ball Workouts to Test Your Limits

Have a "Ball" with These Two Intense Full-Body Med Ball Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS "Play ball!" Those two words are enough to pump up adrenaline...

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