Medicine Ball Woodchops / Chops
- Stand with your feet no wider than shoulder width apart and hold the medicine ball with one hand at either side in front of your chest.
- Rotate your body from the waist up to the left side and raise the medicine ball over your left shoulder, not quite fully extending your arms. Be sure to get extra reach by pointing your right toe.
- Using a chopping motion, bring the ball diagonally across the front of your body so that the ball ends on the outer side of your right shin.
- Bring the ball straight up the right side of your body and again move diagonally across your body once again to complete the motion.
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Medicine ball woodchops / chops is a gym work out exercise that targets obliques and also involves abs. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Single arm dumbbell / suitcase carry, cross body mountain climbers and weighted russian / mason twists are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as medicine ball woodchops / chops. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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