Jumping Higher Workout
So you want a jumping higher workout? Here it is. And I think it is the simplest jumping higher workout that I have found. The key is to use your workout to be jumping higher, not just to workout. That means write down how much you are jumping higher, and that way you can stay motivated and keep using your workout. And if you want more, look at this full jump program.
Do this jumping higher workout at least 4 times per week. More if you can, but take at least one day off.
Broad Jumps will get you jumping in more ways than just up. And the secret is that it will cross train. It will work more muscles in your legs and give you a better jump from different angles. So broad jumps are when you stand with both feet together and jump as far in front of you as possible, then get your balance back, and repeat.
Single Leg Hops will build the strength you need when you are running up and driving towards the basket then elevate. This is best for single leg jumpers (but also double leg jumpers because it finds weaknesses that you might not have known about). So standing on just one leg, and using the other leg for balance, squat down 6-12 inches and explode up as high as you can. When you return to the ground, move immediately into the next rep and repeat.
Box Jumps has got to be my favorite, but that is because it works. When you push yourself to explode up on top of a box repeatedly, you can’t let yourself slack. You have to jump at least as high as the box, otherwise you have to start over. And for this jumping higher workout, you can’t just slack off. So grab a box that forces you to jump higher than you normally would (but still within reach), and with both feet together, bend down and use your arms to jump on top of the box. Hop down off the box and repeat.
So that is my easy jumping higher workout. And I’ve been doing that same thing for the last year or so. Doing just those three exercises will work your entire legs in ways other jumping higher workouts won’t. This will build the basic strength and the coordination you need. If you are really serious and you want to see results quicker, than don’t hesitate to check out the jump programs for a jumping higher workout that will take your vertical to the next level. Guaranteed.
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