Exercise Guide

Scissor Jumps

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Quadriceps, Calves
Rectus Abdominis, Hamstrings, Adductors, Abductors, Glutes
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required:Nothing
optional:Weight Cuffs
level:Easy
type:Plyometrics, Cardio
Variations available (3)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd Step

General And Specifics

  • this easy endurance exercise is a great warm up

Starting Position

  • the feet are hip width apart and staggered
  • your posture is upright and you look forward
  • the knees are bent a little bit

Correct Execution

  • push yourself off the ground as much as possible, do not bend the knees, switch the position of your legs while you are in the air
  • land softly on the balls of the feet and absorb the jump by bending the knees a bit
  • begin with the next jump right away
  • the arms can follow the motion
  • do the exercise as fast as you can
  • do that for a longer period of time

tips for the workout

  • you can wear weight cuffs to impede the jumping power workout
  • additionally, you can raise the speed and increase the distance between the feet
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