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Broad Jump

Long Jump

Plyometrics / Cardiovascular / Calisthenics / Intermediate
  • Quads
  • Calves
  • Hamstrings
  • Hip Flexors
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How to do the Broad Jump - Learn Proper Broad Jump Form

  1. Step 1: Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. Arms up in the air.
  2. Step 2: Begin exercise by swinging your arms back behind your body as you bend your knees and push your hips back.
  3. Step 3: Swing arms forward as you drive your feet into the ground, push hips forward, and explode forward off the ground.
  4. Step 4: Land on your feet and drop back down into the starting position. Repeat as necessary.

Broad Jump Variations and Broad Jump Alternatives

  1. Variation 1: Vertical jump: Instead of jumping forward, jump up as high as you can and then immediately come down into a quarter squat and jump back up. Repeat for the desired reps.
  2. Variation 2: Jump forward with one leg at a time.
  3. Variation 3: Alternate legs after each jump. However, you should land on both feet.

Broad Jump Tips

  1. Tip 1: Reset into starting position after every jump.
  2. Tip 2: Swing your arms for maximum jumping ability.
  3. Tip 3: Hips should be back and then come forward as you jump.

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Broad Jump Muscles Worked

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Broad Jump Training Details

The broad jump is a plyometrics, cardiovascular, and calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, hamstrings, and hip flexors.

The only broad jump equipment that you really need is the following: . There are however many different broad jump variations that you can try out that may require different types of broad jump equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper broad jump form is easy with the step by step broad jump instructions, broad jump tips, and the instructional broad jump technique video on this page. The broad jump is a n/a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the broad jump video, learn how to do the broad jump, and then be sure and browse through the broad jump workouts on our workout plans page!

Broad Jump Sports

Broad Jump Force Type: N/A
Broad Jump Mechanics Type: Compound
Broad Jump Other Names: Broad Jumps, Broad Jump Series, long jumps , Long Jump

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