Medicine Ball Woodchoppers on Exercise Ball

How to do the Medicine Ball Woodchoppers on Exercise Ball

Begin this wood chopper exercise with the medicine ball to your side while sitting on an exercise ball with your feet at a 90 degree angle to the floor. Begin to raise the ball upwards towards the ceiling on the opposite side of your body. Bring the ball back to the same side as sown. Rinse and repeat quickly. This exercise is meant for core stability training.

Spotter Information:

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

  • PRIMARY: Abdominal
  • Abs
  • Serratus Anterior
  • Medicine Ball
  • Exercise Ball
  • 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
9.8 lbs12.9 18.8 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 9.8 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 4 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Medicine Ball Woodchoppers on Exercise Ball

Purpose Type Level
Strength Advanced
Muscular Definition Intermediate
Sport Specific Intermediate
Sport Specific Advanced
Strength Beginner

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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.