Box jumps are a quintessential plyometric move where you jump from the floor up onto an elevated surface, like a box. This exercise is high impact, targeting your: quads, glutes, hamstrings and calves. Box jumps are far from the only thing you can do with a plyo box; in fact, these platforms can make just about any move more heart-pumping or hard-core. 먹튀검증
BENEFITS OF BOX JUMPS
Box jumps are one of the main exercises in plyometric training or jump training. Not only do you burn a lot of calories through the explosive movements, you also work on endurance, strength, and coordination. At the same time, you train your body’s stability and mobility. By improving these two things, you will be more flexible, faster, and more agile. This will also boost your footspeed and help your balance. Sharpening your coordination makes you better at other sports and helps you move through the day more securely and with fewer injuries. You will become more aware of your body and develop confidence.
HOW TO DO A BOX JUMPS?
1. Stand just in front of a box with feet shoulder-width apart.
2. Swing arms and hinge hips back with a tall chest, flat back, and engaged core.
3. Swing arms forward, using momentum to jump up and slightly forward, landing softly with both feet completely on the box.
4. Stand up, locking out the knees and extending hips. Carefully step back down to the ground.
( Do 2 to 3 sets of 3 to 5 reps. )
BOX JUMPS WORKOUT FORM TIPS
Try to land as softly as possible. (Harder and louder landings mean more pressure on your joints. Learn more about why this is important to avoid.)
Control the descent onto the box by keeping your core engaged.
To make sure you jump far enough forward, aim to land near the center of the box.