Video: Give your obliques the wood chop workout

What is functional fitness? Simply put, it means being able to do everyday tasks — walking, stair climbing, lifting and hauling — with ease. See how this wood chop move, performed in a half-kneeling position, can help you strengthen your core to perform daily tasks.

Having a resistance band in your home-fitness arsenal will help you amp up your daily workout. Adding resistance to your exercise routine helps build greater strength. It'll contribute to better coordination and posture, too. Add resistance and get started with the wood chop!