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Barbell Jump Squat

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Jump Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Jump Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Jump Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Jump Squat Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Jump Squat Video
Barbell Jump Squat: Step 1
Step 1 Place a barbell on your upper back with an overhand grip, just as you would for a back squat. Position your feet shoulder-width apart with your toes pointing forward, or rotated slightly outward. This is your starting position.
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Barbell Jump Squat: Step 2
Step 2 Drop your hips into a quarter squat position, as if you were doing a vertical jump.
Barbell Jump Squat: Step 3
Step 3 Drive hips upward explosively and jump as high as possible while keeping the barbell stable. Softly land on the balls of your feet, this will cushioning the impact. Return to starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Do not drop into a full squat. Only go as far as you would in a vertical jump.

Do not let your knees cave inward on the ascent.

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