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Squat Jump 101 Video Tutorial

Gym Advanced Variation Plyometrics

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Squat Jump
Squat Jump

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Quads

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Push (Bilateral)

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Variations

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The squat jump is an exercise that targets the quads. It is a plyometric exercise, which means it involves a rapid eccentric contraction (lengthening) followed by a concentric contraction (shortening) This type of exercise is great for increasing power and explosiveness, To do a squat jump, start with your feet shoulder-width apart and your knees slightly bent. Squat down until your thighs are parallel to the ground, then explosively jump up as high as you can. Land softly with your knees slightly bent and repeat, The squat jump is a challenging exercise, but it is also very effective. If you are new to plyometrics, start with a few sets of 510 repetitions and gradually increase the number of sets and repetitions as you get stronger, Here are some tips for performing the squat jump safely, Start with a light weight and gradually increase the weight as you get stronger, Land softly with your knees slightly bent, Keep your core engaged throughout the exercise, Do not do this exercise if you have any knee pain, The squat jump is a great way to build strong, powerful legs. It is also a great way to improve your vertical jump. If you are looking for an effective plyometric exercise, the squat jump is a great option.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

EQUIPMENT

Leg Extension Machine

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.

EQUIPMENT

Barbell

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

Body Weight

EXECUTION

Compound

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

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