Medicine Ball Sit-Up

Medicine Ball / Intermediate

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Average Male Medicine Ball Sit-Up Weight

  • 9.18 lb
    average weight
  • 10.00 lb
    best weight
  • 3
    times logged
  • #424
    popularity rank

Average Female Medicine Ball Sit-Up Weight

How to do the Medicine Ball Sit-Up:

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The medicine ball sit-up is a medicine ball exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the ...more

The medicine ball sit-up is a medicine ball exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the .

The only medicine ball sit-up equipment that you really need is the following: medicine ball. There are however many different medicine ball sit-up variations that you can try out that may require different types of medicine ball sit-up equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper medicine ball sit-up form is easy with the step by step medicine ball sit-up instructions, medicine ball sit-up tips, and the instructional medicine ball sit-up technique video on this page. The medicine ball sit-up is a n/a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the medicine ball sit-up video, learn how to do the medicine ball sit-up, and then be sure and browse through the medicine ball sit-up workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Focus on using your abs to raise your torso. Do not rock your body up or swing the medicine to gain momentum.
  2. Place your feet under a pair of dumbbells, sturdy object, or have a partner hold them down when performing the exercise.
  3. Be sure to breathe throughout the exercise.

Variations

  1. Hold medicine ball against your chest until you reach the top of the sit-up and then raise the ball up so that it is above your head but out in front.
  2. Start out with the medicine ball above your head when lying on the ground (arms fully extended). Perform sit-up by bringing your arms forward so that the medicine ball ends up out in front of your knees.
  3. Perform sit-up as described except as you come up toss the ball to a partner standing in front of you. Have the partner toss the ball back to you and then return to starting position.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Tips

  1. Focus on using your abs to raise your torso. Do not rock your body up or swing the medicine to gain momentum.
  2. Place your feet under a pair of dumbbells, sturdy object, or have a partner hold them down when performing the exercise.
  3. Be sure to breathe throughout the exercise.

Variations

  1. Hold medicine ball against your chest until you reach the top of the sit-up and then raise the ball up so that it is above your head but out in front.
  2. Start out with the medicine ball above your head when lying on the ground (arms fully extended). Perform sit-up by bringing your arms forward so that the medicine ball ends up out in front of your knees.
  3. Perform sit-up as described except as you come up toss the ball to a partner standing in front of you. Have the partner toss the ball back to you and then return to starting position.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation