Overhead Chops

Exercise Tips

  • Control the motion- do not swing your arms
  • Keep your knees slightly bent the entire time
  • Keep arms extended

Overhead 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 with your feet slightly wider than shoulder width apart and hold a medicine ball straight above your head.

  1. 1 With your arms extended out, bend over, bringing the ball in-between your legs. Bend over as far as you can while keeping your back flat.
  2. 2 Bring your amrs back up to starting position, focusing on contracting your abdominals.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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