Medicine Ball Ab Wood Choppers

How to do the Medicine Ball Ab Wood Choppers

To begin this wood chopper exercise start in a squat position holding a medicine ball at your side with two hands. Now explode upwards bringing the medicine ball across your body to the other side as high as you can. You may want to jump if you play basketball as this is a good conditioning power exercise for basketball players. Upon return to the starting position bring the medicine ball downwards using your abs.

Medicine Ball Wood Chopper Spotter Information:

Stand beside the exerciser for motivation.

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

  • PRIMARY: Abdominals
  • Core Strength
  • Arms
  • Medicine Ball
  • Plyometrics
  • Hockey

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
1.2 lbs17.8 2.6 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 1.2 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 0 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Medicine Ball Ab Wood Choppers

Purpose Type Level
Strength Intermediate
Muscular Definition Intermediate
Sport Specific Intermediate

Make a Workout

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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.