Jump Box

Jump Box


This exercise involves jumping onto a box or platform at varying heights, typically using explosive power from the legs. It is often used in plyometric training to improve lower body strength, power, and explosiveness.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Jump Box Instructions

  1. Stand in front of the jump box with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  2. Jump onto the box with both feet, landing softly on the balls of your feet.
  3. Stand up straight on top of the box, fully extending your hips and knees.
  4. Step back down off the box, one foot at a time.
  5. Repeat for desired number of repetitions or time.

Jump Box Form & Visual

Jump Box

Jump Box Benefits

  • Improves explosive power and speed
  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Strengthens leg muscles, including quadriceps, hamstrings, and calves
  • Improves balance and coordination
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
  • Can be incorporated into a variety of workouts, including HIIT and circuit training

Jump Box Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Calf muscles
  • Core muscles

Jump Box Variations & Alternatives