Medicine Ball Double Leg Drops

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The medicine ball double leg drop is an intermediate core exercise. This is a challenging exercise that targets both the upper and lower abs.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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Abdominals

The abdominal muscles (abs) provide movement and support to your core area. The deeper and closer to the spine the particular abdominal muscle is, the more effect over body posture it will have, and this often contributes significantly to a healthy back.

Equipment Used


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Medicine Ball

A medicine ball (also known as an exercise ball, med ball, or fitness ball) is a weighted ball roughly the diameter of the shoulders (approx. 14 inches). Medicine balls come in a variety of weights from 2lbs. to 30lbs. and can be made of hard plastic, dense rubber or synthetic leather material.

Exercise Instructions


medicine ball double leg drops - step 1

Step 1

Start with the medicine ball in your hands raised above your body along with both of your legs.

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Step 2

Lower your arms and legs at the same time and stretch your body out.

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Step 3

Pull your arms and legs back up to the starting position and completely contract your abs.