How To Do Jumping Jacks Exercise

Learn How To Do Jumping Jacks Exercise With These Simple Steps

Are you struggling with your jumping jacks exercise? Follow these simple steps to learn the most effective way of how to do jumping jacks exercise and start feeling the benefits.

Benefits of the Jumping Jacks Exercise

Jumping jacks are a great all over body exercise that is good for cardiovascular and strengthening. The alternating action of the arms over head and the legs stretched out increases your heart rate, therefore, stimulating blood flow to a variety of muscle groups. There is no equipment needed to perform a jumping jack just some space.

Muscle Groups Worked:

Here are just a few of the muscles worked by this great all over body exercise: soleus, hip adductors and abductors, deltoids, lower trapezius, pectorals major, rectus abdominals, hamstrings, quadriceps, biceps brachia, upper trapezius

Jumping Jack Variation

To make this easier take out the jumping and step the feet out until you are comfortable with the jump.

Step by Step Guide:

  1. Stand with your feet together and your hands down by your side.
  2. In one motion jump your feet out to the side and raise your arms above your head.
  3. Immediately reverse that motion by jumping back to the starting position.

Video Demonstration

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