Exercise Guide, Legs

How to Do Cross Jacks Exercise Properly

How to do cross jacks

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This plyometric exercise is excellent for building cardiovascular endurance and it offers a full-body workout.

Major Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Calves

Other Muscles Worked

  • Hamstrings
  • Shoulders

Cross Jacks Guide

  • Stand upright and keep your feet shoulder-width apart. 
  • Extend your hands forward until they’re parallel to the floor and keep them straight.
  • Jump and cross your legs as you simultaneously cross your arms. Jump again to return to the shoulder-width stance as you spread your arms. Keep repeating this movement.
  • Do 15 to 20 reps of the same or any number of reps that have been prescribed for you.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Keep your ab muscles tight throughout.
  • Maintain smooth and steady breathing patterns.
  • Land on the balls of your feet to reduce the impact on your leg joints.

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Benefits of Cross Jack Exercise

It works your heart rate up so can be used as a cardiovascular exercise.

Can be used as a good prep exercise for strength exercises.

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