Exercise Guide

Plank Jumping Jacks

Rectus Abdominis, Obliques, Adductors, Abductors, Glutes
Trapezius, Lower Back, Hamstrings, Shins
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optional:Fitness Mat
type:Strength, Plyometrics, Cardio
Variations available (23)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • bring your body into the push-up position (easier) or into the plank (more difficult)
  • place the forearms on the ground or a fitness mat
  • the elbows are placed directly below the shoulders
  • brace the body and stretch out the legs backwards
  • the feet are together and on the tiptoes
  • hold head and hip up in a line with the rest of the body
  • look to the ground

Correct Execution

  • keep the abs braced and spread the legs with a jumping move
  • land on the toes
  • your upper body is as stable as possible
  • pause shortly in the final position and jump back
  • do this repeatedly
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