Jump squat – PICTURE – Women's Health & Fitness

Jump Squat

Set: 3 | Reps: 10–12

WHAT IT HITS: Quads, glutes, adductors, hamstrings, abs 

WHY IT WORKS: While regular squats are great, squat jumps offer a new take on the traditional, one that you’re definitely going to feel in your quads. 


1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.

2. Start by doing a regular squat, then engage your core and jump up explosively.

3. When you land, lower your body back into the squat position to complete one rep.

4. Land as quietly as possible, which requires control.