The jump squat is an explosive bodyweight exercise targeting the quads, hamstrings, and glutes. It is also a serious cardiovascular challenge when done for reps. It can be performed as a power exercise to build jumping power, or in any fat-loss or athleticism-focused workout.
Builds muscular endurance and strength in the quads, glutes, and hamstrings
Can be an effective "contrast" exercise paired with heavy deadlifts or squats to boost power