Vertical jump

The vertical jump is an explosive lower-body exercise that is a common way to measure explosive hip and lower-body strength in athletes. The more explosive you are, the higher you'll be able to jump.


  1. Builds and demonstrates strength and power in the glutes, hamstrings, and quads
  2. Improves speed, agility, and power output
  3. Common in training for track, running, or football
  4. Can be an effective "contrast" exercise paired with heavy deadlifts or squats to boost power
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Vertical jump muscle diagram