Correct these mistakes so you can build power— correctly—with the medicine ball slam.
Power training (i.e., plyometrics) was shown to boost an individual’s vertical jump in a 2017 metaanalysis. And for plyo moves, we like medicine ball slams as a top option compared with Olympic lifts like snatches and clean and jerks, since the learning curve is steep. Also, slams are safer because they’re not done with heavy loads. Follow the tips at right to perfect your med ball slam.
1 You go too heavy
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