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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
Core

Tempo
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.

Movement
Swing the medicine ball down diagonally towards the ground.

Additional Athletic Qualities Worked
n/a

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).