Why It Makes the Cut: Core strength is vital for basketball players. Performing the Sit-Up on a decline bench forces Brandon Jennings to work even harder to raise his upper body, and by holding a med ball, he adds more resistance. Adding a slight twist works his obliques to really crush his core. Take this demanding lift a step further and incorporate a med ball toss to a partner at the top of the movement to work your core even harder. Watch Brandon Jennings perform the Med Ball Decline Crunch above.
Sets/Reps: 1-2×10 each side
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