Main Muscles worked
- Outer thighs
Secondary muscles worked
- Hip flexors
How to do the Exercise
Step 1: Fasten the TRX cables to an elevated point. Allow the handles to hang upto waist height.
Step 2: Firmly grip the handles with the palms facing in. Take one step back.
Step 3: Lean the body backward until the cables are taut. Make a 75-degree angle between the body and the floor.
Step 4: Bend both knees and squat downwards.
Step 5: Go back to standing position but as you do jump as high as you can.
Step 6: Securely land on both feet to complete one repetition.
- Softly land on both feet to avoid muscular cramps.
- As soon as both feet land on the floor, get into the next repetition immediately.
The TRX Squat Jump is an alternative, a calisthenics, and a plyometrics exercise. The entire body is set into a quick motion. The main muscles that are worked on this exercise are the quads and outer thighs. It also targets the biceps, calves, glutes, groin, hamstrings, hip flexors, and shoulders, secondarily.
With the use of the TRX Suspension, other variations that can be integrated in this exercise are the following: Squat Jump, Squat, and Dumbbell Squat Jump. These variations may or may not require the use of other equipment.