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Pre-Season Workout with Jen Hudak: Weighted Dumbell Jumps

This exercise develops explosive power in the hips, glutes, and legs. A quick, explosive jump is the ultimate expression of lower-body power. These weighted jumps demand a forceful triple extension of the hips, knees, and ankles, and are a great teaching progression for anyone interested in Olympic lifting (clean, jerk, snatch) or anyone wishing to train a traditional Clean or explosive exercise with minimal equipment.


This exercise develops the musculature of the upper body, shoulders, low  back, and core. While upper body strength is an important part of  overall…

This exercise develops the musculature of the upper body, shoulders, low back, and core. While upper body strength is an important part of overall fitness and body balance, what makes this exercise great is the development of whole-body stability and core strength.

To Start: Choose your weights.

Shrug your shoulders and lock your arms as you jump.

Shrug your shoulders and lock your arms as you jump.

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