Jolt your legs with tuck jumps! They are great workouts for your legs. Due to the fact that this exercise requires you to jump again and again, you need to make sure you are properly warmed up.
Once you feel that your heart rate is up, you can begin the actual thing itself.
You don't really have to count to ten as it is just a rough estimate. It is up to you as to how long you want to jog on the spot.
This is the tricky part. If you have not exercised before, you can keep your hands at your waist level and jump. As you progress and become stronger, you can increase the height of your hands.
You must also ensure that there is nothing hanging overhead that you can bang into during your jump.
Due to the high impact this exercise has on your feet, you need to wear shoes to cushion the blow. It will help minimize and prevent injuries.
This is why shoes are very important. You need to avoid landing directly on your heel as the impact can affect your backbone over time.
Try to land on your toes, before bringing your heel down to the floor. If you experience problems with this, do little jumps, to get the hang of it.
Bending your knees helps to further cushion the impact of landing. Again, if you are not able to bend your knees during your jumps, practise while doing mini jumps.
Adding weights to your legs would certainly boost the intensity of this workout. As I have said, make sure that you add weights gradually.
Tuck jumps take time to get used to. It might be a bit tough at first, but it can be a great deal of fun after a while.
Next time you are taking photos with your family, do a jump shot! Your time spent doing this exercise will definitely pay off when you soar higher than the rest of your family members.
Give it a shot. We shall jump our way to success! :D
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