Forward Box Jump Down to Tuck Jump

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Forward Box Jump Down to Tuck Jump

The forward box jump down to tuck jump should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the forward box jump down to tuck jump.

Beginning

Beginning Forward Box Jump Down to Tuck Jump

1. Find a box and put it in it.

2. Begin with a height of about 50cm while you focus on perfecting your form.

3. No one enjoys slamming their shins into the top of the box because they aimed too high.

Movement

Forward Box Jump Down to Tuck Jump Movement

1. Place your feet shoulder-width apart in front of the box.

2. Bend into a quarter squat and swing your arms back, then forward, lifting yourself off the ground.

3. Land as softly as possible on the box. On landing, keep your feet flat and your knees slightly bent (don't allow them fold inwards) to mirror your take-off stance.

4. If you land in a deep squat rather than a quarter squat, you've chosen a box that's too high.

Benefits

Forward Box Jump Down to Tuck Jump Benefits

Will boost your lower body as well as your legs' strength.

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