“The medicine ball slam is a great total-body exercise,” says Danielle Barry, certified personal trainer and CrossFit coach at Solace New York. “They engage your core, shoulders, triceps, back, glutes, hamstrings, and quads,” she adds.
Are medicine ball workouts effective?
Medicine balls, like kettlebells, have proven especially adept at helping athletes develop explosive strength. Studies have shown that medicine ball training can be more effective than conventional strength training at boosting throwing and swinging performance.