Double-Pulse Jump Squat
How to: Double-Pulse Jump Squat
Primary Muscles Used:Upper Legs, Glutes, Gluteals, Quads, Hamstrings
- Plant both feet on the floor shoulder-width apart. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Looking straight ahead, bend at both the hips and knees, ensuring that your knees remain in line with your toes. Continue bending your knees until your upper legs are parallel with the floor. Ensure that your back remains between a 45- to 90-degree angle to your hips. This is called full-squat position.
- Push through your heels to extend your knees slightly. Bend your knees to return to full squat position.
- Exhale. Push through your heels and propel your body upwards into the air, extending both your knees and your hips.
- Bend your hips and knees to land and return to the starting position, ensuring that you maintain ‘soft’ knees to prevent injury. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
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