180 / Twisting Jump Squats
- Begin standing tall with a tight core. Your chest will be up and your gaze will be straight ahead. Bend at the knees and drive your hips back as you lower yourself into a squat position.
- Launch yourself up while simultaneously twisting to the other side. Your body will perform a 180 degree turn in midair.
- Land with bent knees and immediately go right into another jump squat, turning to the starting position. Repeat this alternating pattern.
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180 / twisting jump squats is a gym work out exercise that targets calves and hamstrings and quadriceps and also involves abs and glutes & hip flexors. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Dumbbell lunges, jumping jacks / star jumps and side / lateral shuffles / hops / skaters are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as 180 / twisting jump squats. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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