- Facing partner, sit on floor with knees bent. Feet can be
secured under weighted or anchored structure. First individual
holds medicine ball with both hands.
- First individual lies back with ball over head and taps ball
to floor. Individual immediately throws ball to partner from
over head while sitting up. Partner catches ball slightly above
and in front of head and repeats steps. Continue to volley ball
back and forth.
- Start slow, gradually increasing speed throughout set. Perform
prescribed repetitions or time. See Spot
Reduction Myth. If upper back does not come completely down
at end of movement, abdominal muscles may only be isometrically
involved in exercise. Also see Medicine
Ball Sit-up on Machine.
- Spine (Thoracic, Lumbar)
- Scapula & Clavicle