High to Low Woodchoppers

How to do the High to Low Woodchoppers

Start by standing perpindicular to the cable machine while the cable is place in the top position. Now with both hands, grab the cable and bring it across your body from the top to the bottom of your body trying to only use your torso to do the exercise.

Spotter Information:
Make sure the person is only using their torso to complete this exercise.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Abdominal
  • Belly
  • Stomach
  • Serratus Anterior
  • Cable
  • Core Strength

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
40.4 lbs12.4 55.6 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 40.4 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 20 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with High to Low Woodchoppers

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Intermediate
Muscle Specific Intermediate
Sport Specific Intermediate
Strength Intermediate
Sport Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Advanced
Hypertrophy Intermediate

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.