Dumbbell Split Jump
This exercise involves holding a dumbbell in each hand and performing a split jump, alternating legs and landing in a lunge position. It targets the lower body muscles, including the quads, glutes, and hamstrings, while also engaging the core and improving cardiovascular endurance.
Dumbbell Split Jump Instructions
- Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand.
- Take a large step forward with your right foot and lower your body into a lunge position, keeping your back straight and your left knee hovering just above the ground.
- As you lower your body, simultaneously jump up and switch the position of your feet, landing with your left foot forward and your right foot back.
- Lower your body into a lunge position with your left knee hovering just above the ground.
- Jump up and switch the position of your feet again, landing with your right foot forward and your left foot back.
- Repeat this movement for the desired number of repetitions.
Dumbbell Split Jump Form & Visual
Dumbbell Split Jump Benefits
- Increases lower body strength and power
- Improves balance and coordination
- Engages multiple muscle groups, including quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves
- Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting weight and height of jump
- Provides a cardiovascular workout
Dumbbell Split Jump Muscles Worked
Dumbbell Split Jump Variations & Alternatives
- Dumbbell Split Squat Jump
- Dumbbell Jumping Lunges
- Dumbbell Plyometric Lunges
- Dumbbell Jump Squats
- Dumbbell Box Jumps