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Core - Medicine Ball Axe Chopper

One of the best exercises for strengthening the core. A must for all athletes!



Primary Areas Worked

Fast on the way down, controlled on the way up.

Breathing Pattern
Breathe IN and OUT rhythmically.

Starting Position
Standing and holding a medicine ball in both hands.

Swing the medicine ball down diagonally towards the ground.

Additional Athletic Qualities Worked

Injury Considerations, Contraindications & Comments
The heavier the medicine ball the harder the exercise. This exercise can also be done with a pulley system either standing or kneeling (depicted).