Start by standing with your feet about hip width apart, bend your knees, hinge at your hips while keeping your hands by your side. As you jump in the air pushing off of your toes, bring your hands up for momentum.
What muscle(s) this exercise is for?
- Core musculature
Why is this exercise important?
- Increases lower extremity strength, ability to push off during gait, and ability to perform functional movement patterns such as a squat.
You should NOT do this if…
- Do not perform if this causes pain.