Medicine & Slam Ball Exercises: There are a number of Medicine Ball Exercises that are commonly by athletes. The most common Med Ball exercise is the wall ball. This is where you stand fit width apart, the Medicine Ball Ranging from 10-30 lbs is thrown up at a target, usually 10 ft in height, and the athlete will catch the ball into a squat. Other Common Exercises using the Medicine Ball are Cleans. The two most common Slam Ball Exercises are: 1) Ball is placed over head and thrown at the ground, the non-bounce ball will require the athlete to squat down and pick up the ball. 2) Heavier Slam Balls of 100+ lbs are carried over the shoulder for distance.