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Jump Squat

Lose weight, lower body

Coach's Tips

It's a workout that can get the effects of squats and cardio, and it's an excellent workout for improving basic physical strength and lose weight!

How to

Starting Position

1. Stand with feet slightly more than shoulder-width apart, toes pointing slightly outward. 2. Extend arms in front of you, parallel to the floor. 3. Keep your back straight and your core tight.

Proper Form

1. With an explosive motion, jump up off the floor and land with your feet slightly more than shoulder-width apart. 2. As you jump, swing your arms back behind you. 3. Lower your body into a squat position, bending your knees and hips. 4. Return to the starting position by driving through your heels and extending your hips and legs.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower your body into the squat. 2. Exhale as you jump and come back up to the starting position.

Precautions

1. Avoid arching your back and rounding your shoulders. 2. Make sure to land softly and keep your weight in your heels. 3. Start with a lower jump height and gradually increase as you become more comfortable with the movement.

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