Squat jumps are one of the best lower body exercises you can do. They work your thighs, glutes and hips while giving you a good cardiovascular challenge. This video shows you how to properly set-up and execute this high-impact exercise.
Special Equipment: None
Level: Beginner to Advanced
Reps: 30 seconds active, 15-second recovery for 3-4 rounds
This is a lower body exercise that focuses on your legs called Squat Jumps. To perform this exercise you will only need your body weight. Begin by facing the swim current in a standing position. Start the exercise by going in to a squat position. At the bottom of the squat accelerate upwards pressing off the bottom of the floor. For beginners, start with a slow tempo and the Pace set at a low flow. The faster you go and the higher the flow from the swim current, the greater the demand on the working muscles. Perform this exercise for 30 seconds and recover for 15 to 20 seconds, or longer if needed. Perform a total of 3 to 4 rounds for optimal results.