TRX Jump Squat

The TRX Jump Squat will help to develop the elastic force component of your legs, for more explosive jumps. Ideal for those interested in developing their jumping ability. It is also a good variation of the regular squat, as it will prime your lower body muscles to contract faster and with a greater force.

Primary muscles worked

  • Gluteals
  • Quads

Secondary muscles worked

  • Core
  • Shoulders
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Steps

Step 1: Stand upright facing the TRX anchor, keeping feet shoulder-width apart; hold the TRX handles and squat down towards the floor.

Step 2: From the squat position, proceed to come back up in an explosive manner, jumping high, then control the landing by bending your knees.

Step 3: Repeat this movement several times.

How to progress the exercise

This is an exercise that can easily be progressed. Ways to progress this exercise are by adding a weight vest, incorporating a hop into the movement, or even holding onto dumbbells. Add a BOSU or balance disc under your foot to further challenge yourself.

Additional Information

Posture is important to perform this exercise properly. Keeping glutes contracted throughout the entire movement will help prevent shifting your weight too much into the hip. Also, make sure that your knees do not travel too far in front of your toes.

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