Medicine Ball Workout

The medicine ball is one of the simplest, yet most effective pieces of exercise equipment out there.  Medicine ball workouts can help you sculpt and tone every area of your body with one simple, easy to use device – and to make matters easy, it’s a pretty cheap investment! These medicine ball exercises will show you the versatility of the medicine ball, while being a dynamic total body workout that’ll leave you feeling like you just got a real dose of fitness medicine!

Equipment Needed: medicine ball, interval timer

What to Do: Perform 3 sets of the routine trying to take only 30 seconds rest in between exercises. Repeat the workout 2-3 times a week on non-consecutive days using a 3-10 lb Medicine Ball depending on your fitness level. See the videos below for demonstrations of the exercises.

Exercises:

1. Pushup –  12 reps. Note: A variation of this can be done on your knees to make it easier.
2. Lunge with Twist12 reps total, 6 on each side.
3. Standing Russian Twist – 12 reps total, 6 on each side.
4. Squat Press – Repeat 12 times.
5. Plank with Leg Lift – Do 12 reps, 6 on each leg.
6. WoodchoppersRepeat 6 times on each side.
7. Curls – 2 reps.

Pushup

Lunge with Twist

Standing Russian Twist

Squat Press

Plank with Leg Lift

Woodchoppers

Curls

Try these other workouts to slim, tone and strengthen your body:
Couple Circuit Time
Work Your Core Workout
Power Pyramid Core Workout
9 Four Minute Fat Blasters
30 Days Ab Challenge

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