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One Legged Cross Body Chops

Exercise Tips

  • Control the motion- do not swing your arms or legs
  • Contract your abdominals the entire time
  • Slightly bend at the elbows

One Legged Cross Body Chops

This exercise targets your entire core abdominals area and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Abdominals, Obliques


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Medicine Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit

Low to Moderate

Muscle Group: Abdominals, Obliques

Equipment: Medicine Ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low to Moderate

Exercise Category: Abdominals

Starting Position: Stand balancing on your right foot with your left leg loose and hanging off the side, toes touching the ground. Hold a medicine ball above your right shoulder with your arms fully extended.

  1. 1 Keeping your arms fully extended, exhale and rotate your arms down and diagonally across your body toward the ground, swinging your left leg back about a foot as you do so. At the end of the movement, the ball should be slightly lower than your knee.
  2. 2 Inhale and return to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set, then switch sides and repeat motions.