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Medicine Ball Madness

by Keli Roberts


Rev up your conditioning classes with high-intensity medicine ball training. Learn how to combine medicine balls with dumbbells and develop a superset program that really gets results. Learn how to progress each drill safely and effectively with solo and partner exercises. This fun, functional format is appropriate for personal trainers and group exercise instructors.

Covers topics including:

  • Critical body alignment
  • Correct movement pattern
  • Progressive exercise options that are easily modified
  • Concise cuing and ”crowd control”
  • 60-minute workout format/program design
  • Appropriate athletic warm-up
  • Multilevel teaching


By Keli Roberts

Additional Content

Session Handout: Download PDF

Video Chapters

1. Introduction Play
2. Lecture Play
3. Dynamic Warm-Up Play
4. Circle Challenge Play
5. Partner Standing and Dynamic Toss/Catch Play
6. Solo Standing Lower Body and Core Play
7. Partner Floor Play
8. Solo Core Play
9. Stretch Play

About the Presenter

Keli Roberts

Keli Roberts IDEA Author/Presenter

Keli Roberts?is a specialized tier-three personal trainer at Equinox in Pasadena, California. She is a master trainer for Schwinn® Cycling and Gliding?, a Kettlebell® Concepts-sponsored athlete and is on the BOSU® development team. Keli is also known for her award-winning videos, books and training seminars. She is a spokesperson for ACE, a 2007 inductee to the National Fitness Hall of Fame and was awarded the 2003 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year Award.