Lateral swings are unilateral and enable you to train one side of your body independently.
And research indicates that this could induce cross-education, or the stimulation of muscles tangentially during a movement
Allowing you to target weakened muscles and develop strength evenly throughout the body.
Loading one side of your body, also known as the luggage carry, is an excellent core-strengthening exercise that relies on anti-rotation.
Consequently, your oblique muscles engage to keep you stable, poised, and erect
Remember to swap positions in the middle of each round.
The weighted wood chop utilizes diagonal rotation to target the same muscle groups as Russian twists without the need to squat down
Your rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis, internal and external oblique muscles, shoulders, and upper back will be activated.
Keep your spine straight and avoid leaning forward, backward, or to one side excessively.