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Medicine-Ball Backboard Taps

GymAmerica
Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Thighs

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Quadriceps
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Gluteus Maximus
Instructions: 
START: Hold a medicine ball at shoulder height and stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.

MOVEMENT: Dip down into a squat, and jump as high as you can while raising the medicine ball above your head and tapping it against a backboard. Land softly and repeat.

From the Experts: If you are not on a basketball court, just tap it against a wall and try to imagine a backboard.

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