How to Do
How to Do Diagonal Reach Using a Medicine Ball
This exercise may be performed by healthy exercises with good core stability and who demonstrate great flexibility in the hips, low back, and legs.
Be certain to perform this exercise as long as good form and balance are maintained throughout.
To make this exercise more challenging, use a heavier medicine ball and or increase the number of repetitions.
Beginning Diagonal Reach Using a Medicine Ball
Holding the medicine ball with both hands, position feet hip-width apart.
Suck in the tummy drawing the navel towards the spine and rolling the shoulders back.
Diagonal Reach Using a Medicine Ball Movement
1. Move into a lunge by taking a wide step to the left.
2. Simultaneously rotate the trunk and reach with the medicine ball to touch the left foot.
3. Return to the starting position. The right foot should remain firmly planted to the floor throughout this exercise.
4. Perform the desired number of repetitions before switching to the right side.
Diagonal Reach Using a Medicine Ball Benefits
Lateral Reach Medicine Ball is an intermediate exercise that mobilizes and increases power in the CORE, hip, and leg muscles.
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