Medicine Ball Russian Twist Throw (with partner)

Medicine Ball Russian Twist Throw (with partner)

Classification

Utility: Plyometric
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push
Function: Trunk Rotation
Intensity: Medium

Instructions

Preparation

Two participants sit on floor side by side with partner short distance away. First participant holds medicine ball with both hands and reclines back slightly, balancing on hips with bent legs positioned as counterbalance.

Execution

First participant touches ball on floor to side furthest from partner by turning torso and reaching arms to same side. Using similar form, first participant touches ball to floor on side closest to partner then again to side furthest from partner. Upon next twist, first partner throws ball to partner. Partner catches ball and repeats same sequence.

Comments

Perform prescribed repetitions or for time. See Spot Reduction Myth. Also see movement performed with intermittent throw.

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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