Broad Jump

 

Difficulty:

2

Equipment Needed:

No Equipment

Workout type:

Plyometric, Strength Training, Toning

Body focus:

Instructions

Stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder width apart. Quickly drop into a squat and jump as far forward as you can. As soon as you land, repeat the leap forward; if you don’t have enough space you can turn around and go back the other direction. Repeat this motion for a set number of repetitions or a set time period. One jumping motion is one repetition.

Purpose of the exercise

Broad Jumps are a plyometric exercise that focus on building explosion strength throughout the leg muscles. This move is well suited for sport specific exercise training for football, soccer, rugby, and many others. Doing these in quick succession is a great way to challenge cardiovascular endurance because it quickly pushes you to your anaerobic threshold. This plyometric move burns lot of calories and are a great training tool for a boot camp workout.

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