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Box Jump (BJ)

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Level: Lung

Box jumps is a great exercise for developing an explosive leg power. In it’s turn this helps to increase the results in squats with a barbell, deadlift, snatch or clean. In addition, if you perform this exercise in a high tempo, tt serves as a good cardio session for your body.

Box jumps

Description

The technique of performing the exercise:

Box jumps is a great exercise for developing an explosive leg power. In it’s turn this helps to increase the results in squats with a barbell, deadlift, snatch or clean. In addition, if you perform this exercise in a high tempo, tt serves as a good cardio session for your body.

Initial position:    

- Srand in front of a box. Feet shoulder width apart.

 Performing the exercise:   

 - Bend your knees a little and then make a powerfull jump on the box with swinging your hands to help.

- You need to land on a box on slightly bent legs, this will reduce the risk of injury during exercise. At the top point, knee joints and hip joints should be straightened.

- You can jump back to the starting position, or just step back.

Contraindications:

With caution, perform the exercise in diseases or injuries of knee joints and spine, with hypertension and vegetative vascular dystonia.