Medicine Ball Lying Chest Throw

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Medicine Ball Lying Chest Throw

Instructions

Preparation

Participant lies on floor, mat or shallow bench with legs bent. Extend arms upward with hands open, ready to catch ball. Spotter holds medicine ball with both hands at arms length, directly above participant's lower chest.

Execution

Spotter drops ball above participant's lower chest. Participant catches medicine ball and immediately throws it forcefully upward, extending both arms vertically. Spotter catches ball and repeats.

Comments

Spotter stand near head to keep ball's fall directly above lower chest. Start slow, gradually increasing speed throughout set. Perform prescribed repetitions or for time.

Classification

 Utility: Plyometric
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

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