Rotary exercises are by nature cross-body exercises, which makes them a valuable aspect of strength training since rotation is such a big part of human functioning and athletics.

Here's six ways to perform one of the best rotational exercises: the axe/cable chop.

Low to High Cable Chop

Low to High Cable Chop – Facing Away

Low to High Cable Chop – Facing Cable

High to Low Cable Chop

High to Low Cable Chop – Facing Away

High to Low Cable Chop – Facing Cable

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