|Function:||Leg Ext (Horizontal)|
Squat partially down and pull arms back behind body to each side.
Swing arms forward and jump high and far. Immediately pull heels to buttocks. Begin to pull arms back just before descent. Cycle into high knee position. Land with feet slightly in front of body and arms behind body to each side. Absorb landing by lowering body to partial squat position. Repeat bounding.
Drill emphasizes optimal lower body running mechanics while incorporating additional ground reaction force. Perform for maximum height, maximum distance, or combination of both. Also known as Double Leg Cycle Hops.
- Spine (Thoracic, Lumbar)