Pre-Season Workout with Jen Hudak: Week Five - Ski Mag

Pre-Season Workout with Jen Hudak: Week Five

This week's exercise, weighted dumbell jumps, helps strengthen your legs and build your explosivity.
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weighted dumbell jumps

This week, Jen is focusing on explosivity. Dumbell jumps with added weight to simulate ski gear, help train skiers to pop.

For step-by-step instructions on how to get this move right, click here.

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