High to Low Wood Chop with Band

High to Low Wood Chop with Band

Muscles Worked

Muscles worked by oblique sit-up




  • Fasten an elastic band high up. Grip the band with both hands, step away, and stand sideways to the band’s anchor point.
  • With almost straight arms, make a sweeping, chopping-like movement diagonally downward.
  • Return to the starting position in a controlled manner.


Wood chop from high to low is a good exercise for your oblique abdominal muscles, as it combines its rotating and flexing actions on the torso.

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