Medicine Ball / Alternating Side Slams
- Stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder width apart and hold the medicine ball just below your chest.
- Lift the ball high above your head, taking care to maintain a firm hold.
- Bring the ball down to a slam on the right side of your body.
- Squat to pick up the ball, being sure to bend your legs, and bring it back to the starting position.
- Repeat the movement on the opposite side.
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Medicine ball / alternating side slams is a gym work out exercise that targets abs and middle back / lats and obliques and also involves glutes & hip flexors and quadriceps and upper back & lower traps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Turkish get ups, stability / swiss / exercise ball rollout and trx pull ups are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as medicine ball / alternating side slams. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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