Using a medicine ball, perform a front squat. Upon rising out of the bottom of the squat, violently extend the knees and hips and use the power/momentum generated to toss the ball upwards towards a target. All "air squat" rules apply. Keep the ball as close to your body as possible in order to stay nice and upright.
Totals (6 posts)
Max Weights (In Pounds)
10 Reps 20
- 50 reps @ 20 lbs from Filthy Fifty on Jan 09, 2013
- 20 reps @ 20 lbs from Runs, Wall Balls on Sep 14, 2012
- 10 reps @ 20 lbs 9 times from Wall Balls, Bar Dips, Sit-up (GHD)s on Aug 14, 2012
- 15 reps @ 20 lbs 10 ft 5 times from Knees-to-elbows, Wall Balls, Handstand Walks, Box Jump (24 in.)s on Jun 26, 2012
- 15 reps 5 times from Clean (Log)s, Wall Balls on May 29, 2012
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