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Ball Slams

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Level: Lung

Ball slams are great for developing strength, speed and coordination. The aim of the exercise is bouncing the ball with the greatest possible strength. Ball slams involve your abs, therefore if you are fed up with regular crunches, you can try ball slams. 

Medicine Ball

Description

The technique of performing the exercise:

 Ball slams are great for developing strength, speed and coordination. The aim of the exercise is bouncing the ball with the greatest possible strength. Ball slams involve your abs, therefore if you are fed up with regular crunches, you can try ball slams.

 Initial position:

 Stand with your legs shoulder-width apart and hold the ball above and slightly behind your head.

 Performing the exercise:

 -  Throw the ball down to the ground in front of your feet with as much force as possible. Catch the ball as it bounces from the floor.

- Lift the medicine ball back the the starting position and repeat.

 

Recommendations:

Keep the ab muscles engaged, do not relax them to avoid injury.