Medicine balls are ideal for functional and strength training and are a great way of increasing power and strength. With a choice of weights available you can work your way up to the top whilst effectively building up your strength. You will soon be able to see the difference in your performance after carrying out some fitness training using these weighted balls.
Available in a choice of styles you can choose the weighted ball that’s is most suitable for your requirements whether it is for use at a commercial gym, home gym or at a fitness class. We also have a collection of rebounders that work excellently in conjunction with medicine balls as a strength training activity. For more information regarding our products please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we will be more than happy to help.
Incorporating medicine balls into your workouts are great if you need help toning your core muscles, improve your strength and increase your power. These versatile weighted balls are similar in size to a basketball, weighting from 3-15kg, these are suitable for all fitness levels or ages and can be used to add resistance to your workout. Unlike dumbbells, the slam ball is designed to be thrown around and bounced off surfaces without the risk of injury or damage. Breathe new life into your workouts with a medicine ball and the wide variety of exercises that can help train and strengthen muscles groups, including abs, glutes, hamstrings and adductors. These weight balls can also be used to form part of plyometric training, for example the ball can be used to increase power in your throws by helping muscles store energy which is released when the muscle is tensed. Medicine balls are also a great tool to improve your balance and co-ordination, by doing exercise while you’re off-balance will help to work deeper muscles giving you a stronger core and benefits you’ll feel in everyday life.
Choosing the right medicine ball depends on the size of the user and the training they will be doing. Medicine balls come in a variety of sizes and weights and while they all come in a spherical shape there are different styles depending on the type of training you will be doing. It is advisable that you don’t start heavier than necessary, you should start with a light weight and change the weight as you increase your strength. You should be using a ball heavy enough to provide good resistance but not too heavy that you can’t maintain accuracy or control.
The medicine ball will become of the most valuable pieces of equipment that you incorporate into your routine, with boxers having used it for years. Using a weighted ball offers you great value for money and a dynamic way to build strength while burning fat.