Trainer Tip: Plyometric Box Jump

Mar 29, 2018

Work up a serious sweat with this calorie-torching move: the plyometric box jump. High-intensity jumping not only burns more fat but also builds muscle tone in your legs and glutes.



Workout: Plyometric Box Jumps

Targets: Legs, Glutes

Personal Trainer: Charity Huffman, O2 Fitness Park West, Mt. Pleasant, SC

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  1. Place your feet shoulder-width apart and lower yourself into a three-quarter squat.
  2. Shift your weight back on your heels and keep your core nice and tight.
  3. Push your feet into the floor and swing your arms through the movement to propel yourself onto the box.
  4. Land softly with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  5. Step down and repeat for a set amount of time or repetitions.

Extra Challenge: Use a taller box or wear a weight vest


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