Woodchop

Woodchop

This rotational lift builds the connection between your upper and lower body and creates a strong core for sports

  • Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, toes turned out slightly, and your knees in line with your feet.
  • Your back should be flat and your thighs almost parallel to the floor.
  • Hold a dumb-bell in both hands on the outside of your thigh.
  • Twist your torso to the side.
  • Lift the dumb-bell up and across your body with straight arms. At the same time, stand up and turn your torso.
  • Keep your core muscles engaged at all times, using them to control the movement.
  • Rise up onto your toes as you twist.
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