Wood Choppers with the Kettlebell
- Degree of Difficulty 90% 90%
- One leg steps slightly forward. The Smashbell is held with both hands in front of the body at hip level.
- Swing the Smashbell upwards in a semicircle and at the same time bend the arm.
- Extend arm and lower it back into the starting position.
- One leg steps slightly foward. The leg on the training side is put forward. The Smashbell is held with both hands in front of the body at hip level, one arm is extended and the other is bent with the upper arm held close to the body. The eyes are directed forward. The upper body is slightly rotated to the side of the bent arm.
- With the extended arm lead the Smashbell along the hips to the the side and pull it up. At about shoulder level bend the arm and bring the Smashbell further upwards next to the shoulder.
- Bring the arm back into the starting position by extending the arm and bringing it back down in front of the body.
Hold the back straight and keep the hips stable.
Additional exercise instructions
With the kettebell exercise Wood Choppers, the movement of swinging an ax is imitated to train primarily the trunk and stomach muscles.
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