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Great Medicine Ball Handbook, The

Great Medicine Ball Handbook, The

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    The trend in fitness is toward core strength; strong abdominals, obliques and back muscles. The core group of muscles are often the initial source of physical movement, therefore, having a strong core is crucial to both sport success for the athlete and functional movement for the average person. Because of it's size, weight, and easy handling ability, the medicine ball is an excellent exercise tool for working the core. The Great Medicine Ball Handbook is printed in color; 64 pages.

    Audience

    Fitness enthusiast, fitness professional

    Table of Contents

    General Guidelines

    Body Diagrams

    Medicine Balls & Accessories

    Safe Exercise Flow Chart

    Medicine Ball Technique & Safety

    Aerobic Training

    Sample Routine

    Stretching

    Medicine Ball Exercises

    Core

    Side to Side

    Bent over Twist

    Standing Twist

    Crossover Twist

    Reverse Crunch

    “V” Bend

    Crunch

    Ball Rollout

    Pelvic Thrust

    Crunch with Ball Roll

    Pullover Sit-up

    High/Low Pass

    Sit-up Pass

    Standing Side Bend

    Bent Legged Deadlift

    Lying Trunk Twist

    Seated Twist

    Over/Under Pass

    Outside Rotation Pass

    Inside Rotation Pass

    Lying Extension

    Lower Body

    Squat and Jump

    Under Leg Pass

    Jump and 180 Twist

    Knee Rotation

    T Exercise

    Split Squat

    Penguin Waddle

    Squat and Reach

    Reverse Lunge

    Side Lunge

    Upper Body

    Push-up

    Front Raise

    Standing Side Reach

    Shoulder Twist

    Tricep Extension

    Giant Circles

    Throws and Catches

    Side Toss

    Overhead Toss

    Sit and Toss

    Shot Put

    Seated Side Toss

    Overhead Side Pass

    Kick Toss

    Overhead Throw

    Kneel and Throw

    Sit-up and Throw

    Quarterback Pass

    Underhand Pass

    Rotator Cuff

    Rotator Cuff 1

    Rotator Cuff 2

    Rotator Cuff 3

    Rotator Cuff 4

    About the Author

    André Noel Potvin is a fitness educator and rehabilitation exercise specialist with 28 years of leadership experience and 18 years of specialization in clinical exercise and post-injury rehabilitation. André holds a M.Sc. in cardiac rehabilitation from the University of British Columbia, where he served for 4 years on the teaching faculty of the School of Human Kinetics. He is a certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES) of the American Council on Exercise and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer. André is also founding president and owner of INFOFIT Educators School for Fitness Professionals and a BCRPA Trainer of fitness leaders. Andre was awarded as the BCRPA Educator of the Year and BCRPA Program Director of the Year.