What muscles do medicine balls work?

Is medicine ball good for abs?

Laskowski, M.D. A fitness ball can be a great tool for toning your abdominal muscles (abs), as well as other core muscles. Fitness balls — also known as stability balls — come in various sizes. Choose a fitness ball that allows your knees to be at a right angle when you sit on the ball with your feet flat on the floor.

Do medicine balls make you stronger?

#1 – Building Strength

Through short, high-impact, high-intensity movements, medicine ball training offers the ability to generate higher levels of explosive strength, which is essential for most competitive sports (especially rotational sports such as baseball, tennis, and golf).

What do Russian twists work?

The Russian twist is a core exercise that works your abdominal muscles, especially your transverse abdominis as well as your internal and external obliques. Russian twists are performed by sitting with your legs bent and your lower back straight, engaging your core muscles as you rotate your torso back and forth.

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