Lateral Jumps

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Lateral Jumps

Exercise Description

Main Target Muscles

Quads

Secondary Target Muscles

Calves, Hamstring, Glutes

Workout Type

Strength

Gym Gear

Bodyweight

Fitness Level

Beginner

Compound/Isolated 

Compound

Power Move 

Push

Target Muscles: Glutes and Quads

Lateral Jumps Overview

Lateral jumps are a great way to improve your coordination and balance. When you jump sideways, you have to control your body in mid-air and land on your target leg. This helps to develop the muscles in your legs and core, which can improve your overall strength and stability.

In addition, lateral jumps can help to improve your cardiovascular fitness by getting your heart rate up. They are also a great way to burn calories and fat. If you are looking for a challenging and fun workout, try adding some lateral jumps to your routine. You may be surprised at how quickly you see results.

How to Do

  • Start by standing with your feet hip-width apart.
  • Lower into a quarter squat, then explosively jump to the side. joints.
  • Land softly on your feet and immediately jump back to the other side.
  • Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Exercise Tips

  • Keep your chest up and shoulders back throughout the entire movement.
  • Make sure to land softly on your feet in order to minimize the impact on your joints.
  • Use your arms to generate power and help you jump higher.

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