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Dumbbell Chop

Angle-Based Images: Dumbbell Chop Video
Angle-Based Images: Dumbbell Chop Video
Angle-Based Images: Dumbbell Chop Video
Angle-Based Images: Dumbbell Chop Video
Angle-Based Images: Dumbbell Chop Video
Dumbbell Chop: Step 1
Step 1 Standing in a shoulder-width stance, hold a dumbbell with both hands above one shoulder with your arms completely straight. Maintain a tight torso. This is your starting position.
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Dumbbell Chop: Step 2
Step 2 Rotate your torso while bringing the dumbbell down toward the opposite hip and past the thigh. Do not round your lower back. Reverse the movement back up to starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Avoid moving the weight with the arms instead of the core. Make sure to rotate at the hips and core not the shoulders.

Avoid hyperextending the lower back. Keep the lower back neutral throughout the entire movement.

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