Beach Jumping Jacks

Beginner Level of Difficulty

Jumping jacks are easy and effective and can be used as a warm-up exercise or cardio intervals.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Quadriceps

Quadriceps

The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

Picture of Shoulders

Shoulders

The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.

Exercise Instructions


beach jumping jacks - step 1

Step 1

Start with your feet together and your hands to your side.

beach jumping jacks - step 2

Step 2

Jump open and raise both hands over your head.

beach jumping jacks - step 3

Step 3

Pull your legs back together and hands back down to your sides.