Cable Diagonal Woodchops, Knee Start

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Cable Diagonal Woodchops, Knee Start

The cable diagonal woodchops knee start should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the cable diagonal woodchops knee start.

Beginning

Beginning Cable Diagonal Woodchops

Position client kneeling in staggered stance, facing and reaching toward the resistance.

Movement

Cable Diagonal Woodchops Movement

1. Generating all motion from the trunk, stand and rotate away from the resistance bringing the arms up and out in a diagonal fashion.

2. Internally rotate and "triple extend" the leg nearest the resistance (not pictured), for a more complete range of motion. 

3. Return under control, and repeat.

Benefits

Cable Diagonal Woodchops Benefits

The transverse abdominis and oblique muscles are targeted by the cable woodchop. These muscles allow you to rotate at the waist and hit a bat or racket with your entire body weight rather than simply your arms. The woodchop also works your back, shoulders, and legs muscles.

Exercise Aliases

How To Do a Diagonal Exercise, Kneeling Diagonal Routine, Diagonal Exercises.

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