medicine ball


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medicine ball

n.
A large heavy stuffed ball used in conditioning exercises.

medicine ball

n
(General Sporting Terms) a heavy ball used for physical training

med′icine ball`


n.
a solid, heavy, leather-covered ball tossed for exercise.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.medicine ball - heavy ball used in physical trainingmedicine ball - heavy ball used in physical training
ball - round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"
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Lie on the floor, knees bent, holding a 2-4 pound medicine ball in both hands with arms extended upward.
One of you will start holding a medicine ball and together you will do a synchronized squat.
There, he is full of antics like sneezing in the hand chalk and causing dust to fly everywhere and snoring loudly on a medicine ball.
Staying Power" (9781939517180) employs an inexpensive medicine ball in its high-energy cardio, with a particular drive to improve the hips, rear, and thighs.
In addition, the utilization of an explosive maneuver using a medicine ball throw as a performance variable to estimate upper body strength has not been documented.
3 Medicine ball fly 2 sets of 8 reps For building chest muscles.
Al Nuaimi said, adding that the Olympiad competitions include games that suit the nature of those groups such soft ball throwing, shooting basketball, throwing medicine ball, running for a 20-metre distance and shooting football.
That's kicking a ball up with your knee, which is something you can't do with a hard medicine ball (unless you want monster bruises).
GYM DECATHLON CHALLENGE Here is how to do it 100m SPRINT: 10x10m shuttles in studio or on tennis court - timed LONG JUMP: Standing long jump (two feet together on take-off to two footed landing for distance) measured SHOT PUTT: Medicine ball throw (chest push for distance) HIGH JUMP: Vertical jump against wall (tip-to-top).