Broad Jump

Plyometrics / Cardiovascular / Calisthenics / Intermediate

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How to do the Broad Jump:

Muscles Worked

Calves secondary Hamstrings secondary Hip flexors secondary Quads primary Muscles diagram

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The broad jump is a plyometrics, cardiovascular, and calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, hamstrings, and hip flexors ...more

The broad jump is a plyometrics, cardiovascular, and calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, hamstrings, and hip flexors.

The only broad jump equipment that you really need is the following: . There are however many different broad jump variations that you can try out that may require different types of broad jump equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper broad jump form is easy with the step by step broad jump instructions, broad jump tips, and the instructional broad jump technique video on this page. The broad jump is a n/a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the broad jump video, learn how to do the broad jump, and then be sure and browse through the broad jump workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Reset into starting position after every jump.
  2. Swing your arms for maximum jumping ability.
  3. Hips should be back and then come forward as you jump.

Variations

  1. Vertical jump: Instead of jumping forward, jump up as high as you can and then immediately come down into a quarter squat and jump back up. Repeat for the desired reps.
  2. Jump forward with one leg at a time.
  3. Alternate legs after each jump. However, you should land on both feet.

Other Names

  • Long Jump

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Reset into starting position after every jump.
  2. Swing your arms for maximum jumping ability.
  3. Hips should be back and then come forward as you jump.

Variations

  1. Vertical jump: Instead of jumping forward, jump up as high as you can and then immediately come down into a quarter squat and jump back up. Repeat for the desired reps.
  2. Jump forward with one leg at a time.
  3. Alternate legs after each jump. However, you should land on both feet.

Other Names

  • Long Jump

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound