Home Exercises Front Reach

Front Reach

Exercise Tips

  • Make sure that you do not drag your opposite foot
  • Keep your eyes on the ball

Front Reach

This exercise targets your quadriceps and provides a moderate cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Quadriceps, Gluteals (Glutes), Hamstrings


2 Days a Week to
4 Days a Week


Medicine Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Quadriceps, Gluteals (Glutes), Hamstrings

Equipment: Medicine Ball

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 4 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Moderate

Exercise Category: Medicine Ball Exercises - Legs

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, holding a medicine ball in both hands. Extend your arms straight down, holding the ball below your hips.

  1. 1 Step forward at a wide 45 degree angle with one leg, keeping the other leg planted. Make sure your knee does not go past your ankle. As you do so, simultaneously reach the medicine ball towards your toes.
  2. 2 Quickly return back to the starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat step one with the other leg.
  4. 4 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, alternating legs.