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Core - Diagonal Woodchop with Stability and Med. Ball
 

Core - Diagonal Woodchop with Stability and Med. Ball: This exercise will challenge even the best athletes!

BODY REGION: Abdominals

FOCUS: Balance,Core

Muscle Group: External and Internal Obliques, Posterior Spinal Rotators

POSITION:

1. Kneel on the stability ball (be sure you have been coached by your trainer on how to do this!).
2. Have your trainer or partner hand you a medicine ball of appropriate weight.
3. Draw belly button in throughout exercise.

MOVEMENT:

1. Rotate ball in a diagonal motion between outer thigh and outside opposite shoulder.
2. Maintain Balance and Optimal Posture .

TIPS:

    If you should feel like you are going to fall off the ball throw the medicine ball down to one side and stabilize yourself with your hands.