Forward Jump

Forward Jump


This exercise involves jumping forward from a standing position, using explosive power from the legs and engaging the core muscles to maintain balance and control. It is often used in plyometric training to improve speed, agility, and explosive power.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Forward Jump Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  2. Bend your knees and lower your body into a squat position.
  3. Swing your arms back behind you.
  4. Jump forward as far as you can, extending your arms forward for momentum.
  5. Land softly on the balls of your feet and immediately go into another squat position.
  6. Repeat for desired number of reps or distance.

Forward Jump Form & Visual

Forward Jump

Forward Jump Benefits

  • Improves explosive power and speed
  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Strengthens lower body muscles, including quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes
  • Improves balance and coordination
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals

Forward Jump Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Calves
  • Hamstrings
  • Core

Forward Jump Variations & Alternatives