A lot of people today are becoming conscious of their jumping styles and lengths. On having researched publicly available data, it was found that more than 60% of people feel that they have to put extra efforts to jump high. And based on this data, we were able to find some exercises that can help improve the vertical jump of a person.
These exercises will not only improve the jump, but will also strengthen the calf and leg muscles as well. In this way, people can get many other athletic benefits too.
The first exercise that is recommended is jumping. This is the foremost and the simplest. The best way to exercise is to simply jump. An exercise of you jumping against the wall for ten minutes can do a lot of good for you. Measure your vertical jump to keep a track of how much you improved. It will also encourage you to keep exercising. This will also get you used to the movement.
Moving on, a Jumping Rope improves your aerobic coordination & ability. It burns those extra calories. There are low chances of you getting injuries. Plus it improve your jumping ability. It is one of the exercises that works on all the muscles at once thus is perfect for strengthening legs.
Next is the list is doing Squats. They are worldwide known to be the best exercise for the whole body. And there are loads of material available to prove it. A recent study proclaimed deep squats where the top of your thigh is below your knee are better for your leg muscles. This helps improve your leg muscle strength & organically your jumping capability.
And the final exercise in the list is Plyometric Training. It’s based on constant jumping. It’s a way to improve the vertical leap ability and fast-twitch muscles. One popular exercise is BOX JUMP. Here, a person jumps into a box using a motion that is similar to jumping squats. Experts say that when you are Box jumping, you needs to make sure that the feet land on the box safely. This will require a lot of strength in legs. This isn’t recommended for beginners. But others can not only improve jumping using it but also overall health.
These exercises help you improve your overall performance, leg strength, and health. Implement these in your daily workout routine & you will start noticing the results soon.