Plyometric Squat Jumps

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Plyometric Squat Jumps

The plyometric squat jumps 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.

Beginning

Beginning Plyometric Squat Jumps

1. Begin by standing with your feet hip distance apart and bending your knees into a squat position.

2. Maintain a straight spine, an elevated chest, and knees behind the toes.

3. For equilibrium, the arms are in front of the chest.

4. Straighten your legs and swing your arms overhead. Return to a squat position.

Movement

Plyometric Squat Jumps Movement

1. Standing with your feet slightly wider than your hips is a good way to start.

2. Squat down by lowering your body.

3. Jump up explosively by pressing up through your feet, engaging your abdominals, and pressing up through your feet.

4. As you jump, raise your arms aloft.

5. Lower yourself back to a squatting position once you've landed.

6. Perform two to three sets of ten repetitions.

Benefits

Plyometric Squat Jumps Benefits

Squat Jumps are a high-intensity plyometric activity that improves your entire lower body while also raising your heart rate and burning a lot of calories. Squat Jumps tone the abs and back muscles while also targeting the quads, hamstrings, glutes, and calves.

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