Jumping Jacks



It is a great at-home cardio workout that is performed by jumping in a position using your legs and hands which target the total body.


Instructions:

  • Stand tall with your hands at your sides.

  • Jump into the air, reach your arms above your head, and land with your feet wide.

  • Jump again, this time return your feet and hands to the starting position.

Step UP Levels:

  • 15 Reps - Starter

  • 25 Reps - Balance

  • 35 Reps - Level UP


The area of the body it supports

  • Deltoid

  • Quadriceps

  • Glutes

  • Hip flexors

  • Ham stings

  • Gastrocnemius


Types of equipment needed: None


Benefits:


  • Strengthen the heart

  • Improves muscular endurance

  • Helps improvements in metabolic rate

  • Builds strong bones

  • No equipment is needed


So let's jumpstart and activate those hands and legs with an effective workout. Tips: Begin the first week of reps on the Starter level then move forward the following week as you begin to balance between 25 to 35 reps. Check out our fitness classes for Total Body Workout which includes Jumping Jack movements.