Jump Squats with Overhead Carry Exercise

Combining the jump squats with overhead carry takes you to the next level of fitness. Jump squats are common and effective moves to build your muscles and it especially strengthen your legs and lower body. Carrying a handled medicine ball overhead during the jump squats include your upper body muscles in the workout that makes it a total body workout.

Jump Squats with Overhead Carry Exercise - Step 1

Step 1

Begin with a handled medicine ball held in both hands above you head.

Jump Squats with Overhead Carry Exercise - Step 2

Step 2

Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, and bend you knees, sinking back into a squat, keeping your arms straight up overhead, and not leaning forward.

Jump Squats with Overhead Carry Exercise - Step 3

Step 3

Next, pressing your feet into the floor, jump straight up trying to get as much height as possible while keeping your arms straight overhead. When you land, sink immediately back into a squat position and jump up again. Repeat this exercise 10-15 times.

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