Diagonal Punch

Diagonal Punch


This exercise involves punching diagonally with one arm while maintaining a stable stance and engaging the core muscles. It helps to improve upper body strength, coordination, and balance.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Diagonal Punch Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your knees slightly bent.
  2. Extend your right arm out in front of you, keeping your elbow slightly bent.
  3. Twist your torso to the left, pivoting on your left foot.
  4. As you twist, punch your right arm diagonally across your body, aiming for your left shoulder.
  5. Return to the starting position and repeat on the other side.

Diagonal Punch Form & Visual

Diagonal Punch

Diagonal Punch Benefits

  • Improves upper body strength
  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Enhances coordination and balance
  • Targets multiple muscle groups including the chest, shoulders, arms, and core
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
  • Provides a full-body workout
  • Helps relieve stress and improve mood

Diagonal Punch Muscles Worked

  • Shoulders
  • Chest
  • Triceps
  • Core
  • Obliques
  • Hip flexors
  • Glutes
  • Quadriceps

Diagonal Punch Variations & Alternatives

  • Reverse Diagonal Punch
  • Double Diagonal Punch
  • Jumping Diagonal Punch
  • Sliding Diagonal Punch
  • Spinning Diagonal Punch