Low Wood Chop Video Guide

Exercise Profile

  • Strength
  • Cable
  • Compound
  • Pull
  • Beginner
  • Shoulders
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Abs Exercises Diagram Target Muscle Group

Exercise Instructions

  1. The low wood chop is a great exercise for hitting the abs and obliques. Attach the single grip attachment to a high pulley machine and select the weight you want to use.
  2. Start with your feet wider than shoulder width and your toes slightly pointed outwards.
  3. Grab the handle with both hands just above your shoulder.
  4. Rotate your body downwards towards your opposite foot. Make sure that you keep your arms straight and rotate through the mid section.
  5. Slowly lower weight back to starting position.
  6. Repeat for the opposite side of the body.

Wood Chop Tips:

  1. Keep the arms straight throughout the exercise.

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Posted Fri, 03/23/2012 - 23:02
Josh Duper

I discovered this exercise on my own. I noticed it really hit my obliques and lower back while working my arms and shoulders. My overall strength increased rapidly and the result are making me smile. This is one exercise that really made me explode "overnight" with power and strength.