Exercise of The Week: Dumbbell Chop

Ax ChopThis week we are going to work with some dumbbells. This is one of my favorite exercises to do while watching the Walking Dead T.V show…yes I workout during the commercials and it is zombie apocalypse themed. You need to make exercise fun and my zombie workout is fun 🙂 Anyway this workout targets the waistline and it is not really complicated.

Grab a dumbbell (5lbs if you are just starting) and hold it with both hands. Raise your hands above your shoulder just like in A.  Now swing the dumbbell downward and to the opposite side of your body. You should look like B. Reverse the movement and go the start position. That is all there is to it. That is 1 rep. Do 2-3 sets of 10 on each side. See not too bad!

If you need other exercises to try I placed a few below and if you really want a challenge try one of the 30 day challenges. 🙂

Other Exercises:

Plank on an exercise ball
Dumbbell Swing
Jackknife sit-up
Bent Over Row
30 Day Fitness Challenges:
Jackknife sit ups
Russian Twist
Just Abs Challenge
Dumbbell squat thrust

About Eunice

I like to joke that I am "a well of useless information" but for once I can share that information with people that might want to listen. I love trying new things and now I have an audience to share it with...hopefully. I hope you enjoy what you read :)

Posted on December 17, 2014, in Exercise of the week, Fitness and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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