Single Leg Stride Jump

Single Leg Stride Jump


This exercise involves jumping forward on one leg while keeping the other leg lifted behind you. It helps to improve balance, coordination, and lower body strength.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Single Leg Stride Jump Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet hip-width apart and your arms at your sides.
  2. Shift your weight onto your left foot and lift your right foot off the ground.
  3. Bend your left knee and jump forward as far as you can, landing on your left foot.
  4. As you land, swing your right leg forward and up, bringing your knee towards your chest.
  5. Immediately jump off your left foot and switch legs in mid-air, landing on your right foot and swinging your left leg forward and up.
  6. Continue jumping back and forth, alternating legs with each jump.
  7. Repeat for the desired number of reps or time.

Single Leg Stride Jump Form & Visual

Single Leg Stride Jump

Single Leg Stride Jump Benefits

  • Improves explosive power and speed
  • Increases lower body strength and stability
  • Enhances balance and coordination
  • Targets specific muscle groups such as glutes, quads, and calves
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
  • Provides a cardiovascular workout

Single Leg Stride Jump Muscles Worked

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

Single Leg Stride Jump Variations & Alternatives