medicine ball

noun

Definition of medicine ball

: a heavy usually large ball used especially in conditioning and strengthening exercises

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Summercize with Susan: This special class offered for the summer and is based on functional fitness, using resistance tubing, medicine balls, and stability balls. courant.com, "Community News For The South Windsor Edition," 3 July 2019 There are also medicine balls, kettle bells, bumper plates and battle ropes. USA TODAY, "High Line milestones, Iowa’s big stink, Muscle Beach makeover: News from around our 50 states," 11 June 2019 Both return to standing position and then lunge and exchange the medicine ball. Angela Peterson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "How about a little togetherness? Try sweating for the wedding with couples exercises," 9 May 2018 The Santaluces High School football program in Lantana received weight room equipment and medicine balls as well as a bag of footballs, step overs, water bottles and Gatorade products. Alex Kushel, sun-sentinel.com, "Miami Dolphins junior program donates equipment to Santaluces High," 20 June 2019 Summercize with Susan: This special class offered for the summer and is based on functional fitness, using resistance tubing, medicine balls, and stability balls. courant.com, "Community News For The South Windsor Edition," 19 June 2019 This special class offered for the summer and is based on functional fitness, using resistance tubing, medicine balls, and stability balls. courant.com, "Community News For The South Windsor Edition," 6 June 2019 Stokes recommends starting with a 4-pound (or lighter) leather medicine ball or a rubber ball like Graham uses. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Ashley Graham Strengthens Her Core With This Surprisingly Challenging 'Rolling' Move," 22 Mar. 2019 The added benefit of the medicine ball is to create an unstable surface, which raises the difficulty. SELF, "A Quick Core-Burning Workout From Jennifer Lopez's Trainer," 26 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of medicine ball

1895, in the meaning defined above

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medicine ball

noun

English Language Learners Definition of medicine ball

: a heavy leather-covered ball that is used for exercises

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