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SUPER-CHARGE YOUR WORKOUT WITH A MEDICINE BALL
Tap the power of the weighted medicine ball to tone your whole body and build lean muscles and a shredded core. Medicine Ball Workouts shows how to use one of the most useful and versatile fitness tools out there to curl, press, toss and catch your way to getting in the best shape of your life. Perfect for beginners and advanced athletes alike, this book details medicine-ball exercises like:
•PUSH-UPS for increased upper-body and core strength
•SQUATS , LUNGES and THRUSTERS to build a strong powerful lower body
•BURPEES and TOSSES to improve explosive speed and full-body power
•TURKISH GET-UPS to develop flexibility and dexterity
With day-by-day programs and easy-to-follow , step-by-step exercises, Medicine Ball Workouts transforms simple moves into fun, challenging and highly effective functional cross-training workouts for total-body fitness and a ripped physique.
heart-pounding cardio workouts that tone the body from shoulders to toes.
A full-body program featuring step-by-step exercises to sculpt and tone arms, chest, abs, and legs using weighted medicine balls
When cavemen lifted and carried heavy boulders, they were not working out, they were building shelter. A weighted medicine ball allows one to get in shape by reproducing the natural strength movements that humans have been doing for millennia. Now, Medicine Ball Workouts shows both beginners and advanced athletes how to maximize the benefits of these balls through easy instruction and step-by-step photos of a wide range of exercises that build long, lean muscles and a toned core. One of the most useful and versatile fitness tools ever conceived, medicine balls are among the favorite training tools of top Olympic athletes and everyday personal trainers alike. The workouts in this book cover everything from simple core-engaging exercises and triceps-building lifts to heart-pounding cardio workouts that tone the body from shoulders to toes.
About the Author
Brett Stewart is a personal trainer and fitness author.