Medicine Ball Vertical Chop

Practical Usage

Incorporate this exercise into the routine of your choice with the upcoming ExRx app. Or use the workout creation guide for an evidence-based do-it-yourself approach.

Medicine Ball Front Chop


Utility: Plyometric
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push
Function: Trunk Extension
Intensity: Low



Stand holding medicine ball with hands on each side of ball. Place feet wide apart, pointing outward slightly. Raise ball above head with arms bent.


Lower ball to front of body. Bend over while continuing to lower ball down and back between legs. Immediately lift ball in opposite path. Stand upright while raising ball up in front of body. Continue to raise ball up over and behind head. Immediately repeat movement.


Start slow, gradually increasing speed throughout set. Perform prescribed repetitions or for time.

Force (Articulation)


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