Resistance Band Reverse Woodchop Seated on Ball

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Resistance Band Reverse Woodchop Seated on Ball

The resistance band reverse woodchop seated on ball should begin with a 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 resistance band reverse woodchop seated on ball.

Beginning

Beginning Resistance Band Reverse Woodchop Seated on Ball

1. Placing the band above your knees is a good idea. Sit on the edge of a bench or chair, ideally one that allows you to sit with your knees bent at 90 degrees (the higher the seat, the easier).

2. Slightly tilt your torso forward so that your chest is in front of your hips. Then, with the opposing foot firmly planted on the ground, lift one foot off the floor by an inch or so and stand up on that one leg until it is fully extended.

3. For one repeat, slowly return to a seated posture. Throughout the exercise, maintain a continuous hip-width gap between your knees.

Movement

Resistance Band Reverse Woodchop Seated on Ball Movement

1. Start off by sitting on a stability ball. Shoulders back, chest out and back straight.

2. The resistance band should be either to your left or right.

3. Both feet should be flat on the ground.

4. You will be grabbing the resistance band with only the hand opposite of the side that it is on so that it is across your body.

5. Grabbing the resistance band with your palm facing you, pull away, twist your body and simultaneously come up from the squat position until you are facing away from the pulley.

6. Think of it as a diagonal line. The cable starts at 7 o'clock and finishes at 1 o'clock. To finish the motion, come back from the top and reverse the motion to return to the position you started the exercise in. This completes one repetition.

Benefits

Resistance Band Reverse Woodchop Seated on Ball Benefits

To exercise correct knee position and stability, strengthen the quads and gluteus maximi while engaging the glutei medii.

Exercise Aliases

Exercises With Stability Ball, Exercise With Resistance Bands.

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