Strength

Band Lumberjack

The Band Lumberjack exercise targets your core and shoulders. Simulating a chopping motion with resistance bands, it builds rotational strength, improves stability and engages your upper and lower body for a full-body strength training workout.
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Band Lumberjack instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand over a resistance band with your feet shoulder-width apart, creating tension in the band.
2
Bend slightly at the knees and grip the band with both hands, placing your left hand above your right.
3
Lift the band diagonally across your body, moving from your lower right side to your upper left side.
4
Lower the band back to the starting position in a controlled motion.
5
Switch sides and repeat for the programmed number of reps.
Stand over a resistance band with your feet shoulder-width apart, creating tension in the band.
Bend slightly at the knees and grip the band with both hands, placing your left hand above your right.
Lift the band diagonally across your body, moving from your lower right side to your upper left side.
Lower the band back to the starting position in a controlled motion.
Switch sides and repeat for the programmed number of reps.
Equipment needed
Bands
Barbell
Battle Ropes
Bench
Bosu
Box
Cables
Dip Bar
Dumbbell
EZ Curl Bar
Hex Bar
Kettlebell
Ladder
Machine
Pull-Up Bar
Yoga Ball
Muscles used
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