Bent Over Medicine Ball Chest Pass

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Bent-over Medicine Ball Chest Pass

The bent-over medicine ball chest pass should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the bent-over medicine ball chest pass.

Beginning

Beginning Bent-over Medicine Ball Chest Pass

1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and a 4-8 pound medicine ball in front of your chest in your hands.

2. Bend at the waist until your chest is parallel to the floor, your eyes are down, and your knees are slightly bent.

Movement

Bent-over Medicine Ball Chest Pass Movement

1. Extend both arms and throw the medicine ball to the ground while keeping your body in a bent over stance.

2. Allow the medicine ball to bounce off the ground before catching it with both hands.

3. Return to the beginning of the exercise.

4. 5-10 times with the medicine ball, repeat the toss.

Benefits

Bent-over Medicine Ball Chest Pass Benefits

Strengthens your upper body pushing power.

Anterior chain and upper extremities are the target areas.

The Reason for Its Importance: Sport-specific power development is a total-body exercise that necessitates output from both the upper and lower bodies.

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