Medicine Ball Rotational Reach

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Medicine Ball Rotational Reach

The medicine ball rotational reach 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 medicine ball's rotational reach.

Beginning

Beginning Medicine Ball Rotational Reach

Stand upright in readiness to step around with the medicine ball in your hands.

Movement

Medicine Ball Rotational Reach Movement

1. Step back and around reaching the medicine ball to the knee.

2. Allow the trunk to flex in all three planes of motion (right to left, forward and back, and rotating around the body).

3. Return to start position and repeat for desired amount of repetitions.

Benefits

Medicine Ball Rotational Reach Benefits

Your body is twisted, rotating, and moving in all directions. Rotational strength can help you improve your athletic abilities both in and out of the ring, allowing you to become unstoppable. Rotational power, like overall core strength, is vital for balance and punching performance.

Exercise Aliases

Exercises with medicine ball, si joint exercises, exercises to strengthen si joint, si joint mobility exercises.

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