Slam ball twists

A fun exercise that targets your abdominal muscles and lats!

How to

1. Sit on a bench with your legs stretched out in front of you, ankles crossed, slightly below parallel and your arms holding your medicine balls/" 10017 rel="nofollow" target="_self">ball. Your torso should be leaning backwards around a 45-degree angle from the bench. This will be your starting position.

2. Keeping your core engaged, take the medicine balls/" 10017 rel="nofollow" target="_self">ball and slam it down onto the floor to one side, catching it on the full.

3. Twist your upper body slightly to take the medicine balls/" 10017 rel="nofollow" target="_self">ball to your other side, repeating this slamming motion with force.

4. Repeat by taking the balls/" 10017 rel="nofollow" target="_self">ball from one side to the other.

 

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Words and workout by Melissa Le Man, images by Noel Daganta