Movement of the Week – Rotational Med Ball Slams
Similar to OH Med Ball Slam, this exercise is excellent for core and functional strength. It has an emphasis on rotatory stability/strength and can also be used help activate an athlete’s core during movement preparation. Athlete’s that are involved in sports such as, Baseball, Hockey and Basketball can benefit by performing this exercise in a conditioning program.
How to execute:
- Choose a hip to start from, simultaneously raise the ball overhead to the opposite while pivoting your foot.
- Make sure to raise the ball as high as possible, keep your opposite foot pointed forward.
- Once the ball is completely overhead violently throw the ball down using your hips, arms and core.