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Medicine balls are also called fitness balls, exercise balls and med balls. They are available in several weights. You can work up your way up in the weights or stay with one weight and take on more challenging exercises.
HOW TO USE MEDICINE BALLS?
A medicine ball is a weighted ball used in exercise that helps in strength training. Many people include medicine balls in their exercise routines. If you are a person who does exercise everyday it is important that they pick the correct size medicine ball. If you use wrong size, you could do more harm than good. Medicine balls are available in different weighted sizes. Beginners can use lightweight balls of approximately 2 to 6 lbs. Intermediate users can go in for 8 to 12 lbs. Advanced users can choose weights between 15 and 18 lbs. A person can also work with 20 to 30 lbs balls. Medicine balls are made up of rubber, vinyl and leather. Interior consists of wood, plastic or metal weighs.
If you notice medicine balls were introduced thousands of years ago. The first documented reference is from Persia. These medicine balls were made up of animal bladders and were stuffed with sand. This kind of ball is used in Pilates, Yoga, aerobics, Tai Chi, Strength building and stability. They are also used in physical therapy and rehabilitation exercises. Professional athletes use them daily for their workout.WHERE TO BUY?
Tracknfieldgear.com sells various sizes of rubber medicine balls. These synthetic, weather resistant rubber covered medicine balls bounce and unlike older versions they will not break on impact. We sell 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 lbs weight rubber medicine balls. We also sell 9 and 12 lbs leather medicine balls. Medicine balls are designed to improve throwing strength, core strength with explosive abdominal exercises or explosive leg power for improving sprinting speed.