Medicine Ball Balance Shoulder Exercise

This exercise focuses on scapular stabilization with an emphasis on balance.


  • This is a plyometric exercise designed to work the upper extremity whilst maintaining control of the shoulder.


  • The athlete starts in a push up position with feet on the floor and hands on a large medicine ball.
  • The aim is to maintain balance whilst keeping your shoulder blades rounded forwards.
  • Once this is easy, begin making small circles with the ball.

Muscles worked: