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Push Ups With Medicine Ball

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  Primary Muscle Group: Tricep Brachii

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Pectoralis Major, Anterior Deltoid, Triceps Brachii

Preparation: Lie prone on floor with both hands on top of a medicine ball and balanced on each side of the ball. Raise body up off floor by extending arms with body straight.

Your hands will be in a close grip position to isolate more of your tricep muscles.

Breathing: Breath out on the contraction of the muscle and breath back in on the way back to the start position.

Execution: Keeping body straight, lower body to floor by bending arms. Push body up until arms are extended. Repeat.

Comments: Both upper and lower body must be kept straight throughout movement.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Ball Band Chest Press
  • Ball Dumbbell Chest Flys
  • Ball Dumbbell Chest Press
  • Ball Dumbbell Pullover
  • Ball Incline Dumbbell Fly
  • Ball Incline Dumbbell Press
  • Ball Push Ups
  • Band Chest Press
  • Band Decline Chest Press
  • Band Incline Chest Press
  • Bench Press - Barbell
  • Bench Press - Hammer Strength
  • Cable Crossover
  • Cable Pullover
  • Chest Press - Hammer Strength
  • Chest Press - Machine
  • Decline Bench Press - Barbell
  • Decline Dumbbell Fly
  • Decline Dumbbell Press
  • Flat Dumbbell Fly
  • Flat Dumbbell Press
  • Incline Dumbbell Fly
  • Incline Dumbbell Press
  • Push Ups
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells