Medicine Ball Core Workout

by Troy Ford


Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for all ages, fitness levels and sizes. There are many advantages to training with medicine balls. They allow for improved range of motion, core strength, coordination, flexibility, joint integrity, and upper and lower body strength.Improving core strength should be a goal for everyone. Movement and stability begin with the core abdominals, lower back, hips and spine. The core is the bodys center of power. Using a medicine ball to train the core is perfect because you can perform so many functional movements similar to those that you do in everyday life. Instead of isolating certain muscle groups, you are able to train many different core muscles at once with the medicine ball. Complete 3 sets of each exercise in this short video for a great core workout in less than 30 minutes.

About the Presenter

Troy Ford

Troy Ford IDEA Author/Presenter

I have been in the personal training, health and fitness industry since 1994. Most of that time, I have been self-employeed. With a private training studio in Northwest Indiana, I strive to provide clients with all the tools needed to reach optimum health and fitness. If you want to get results, I'm your man. You may be a retiree looking to stay in shape, an on-the-go business professional with a busy lifestyle, a new mom looking to lose a few extra pounds, or a fitness enthusiast who needs to be pushed harder. No matter what your situation, I can provide you with all you need to help you get and stay “Fit For Life”. My one-on-one, tandem and group coaching encourages and motivates clients to reach their goals through safe and effective methods. I constantly follow-up with clients and make modifications as needed while keeping the individual’s lifestyle, fitness goals and ability in mind. This approach is the cornerstone to all of my programs. That’s what makes them different and that’s what makes them work!