Stand on your right leg and hop to the left as far as you can, then immediately repeat, this time back to the right.
Continue going back and forth for a set number of repetitions or a set time period, then switch legs and repeat. Hopping laterally and back is one repetition.
These are a functional plyometric move that targets the butt, calves, quadriceps, hamstrings and hip flexors. They build strength and stability throughout the ankle complex, knee and hip joint. This is a must-have exercise for anyone involved in sports as it helps protect the ankles and knees by improving the bodyâ€™s ability to regain and maintain balance. These also increase the speed in which an athlete can change directions while in motion. This is a particularly good conditioning tool for soccer, football, basketball, rugby, lacrosse, and field hockey.