Star Jump

Star Jump


The star jump is a plyometric exercise that involves jumping up and spreading the arms and legs out wide, forming a star shape in the air. It is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, leg strength, and coordination.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Star Jump Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides.
  2. Bend your knees slightly and jump up as high as you can.
  3. As you jump, spread your legs out to the sides and raise your arms above your head.
  4. Land softly on the balls of your feet with your knees slightly bent.
  5. Jump again, returning to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Star Jump Form & Visual

Star Jump

Star Jump Benefits

  • Increases cardiovascular endurance
  • Improves coordination and balance
  • Strengthens leg muscles
  • Burns calories and aids in weight loss
  • Can be done anywhere without equipment

Star Jump Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Calves
  • Abdominals
  • Shoulders
  • Chest

Star Jump Variations & Alternatives