Via her app, the mum-of-three explained she does (at least) 30 box jump squats a day to maintain her fit physique.
“Set up a box or any secure elevated platform in front of you,” she wrote. “Start in a standing position with your feet hip-length apart, lower into a squat and jump up onto the box – pushing from the heels of your feet.”
“Make sure your knees are bent as you jump and try to land firmly on the balls of your feet,” she continued. Try to do 3 sets of 10 jump squats.”
For those of us (raises hand) who work better with visual references, here’s what the move should look like when done properly:
Plyometric moves (which this is) spike the heart rate and work the hamstrings, glutes and core. And considering you can do them on any stable elevated surface (like a park or gym bench,) they’re a worthwhile addition to any exercise routine.
That said, your form is super important too:
“The most important thing is that you focus on your technique and ensure your movements are slow and controlled,” he added. “Keep those knees driving out with the weight in your heels, engage your core and squeeze through your glutes. Don’t forget to stretch and prepare to perk that peach.”