vertical jump training

Hindu Squats

Best Use For Improving Vertical Jump

Hindu Squats, are a good choice for athletes who do not have access to weight training equipment to work the all the major muscles in the legs that are required for jumping. Unlike weighted squats that recruit greater numbers of muscle fibers by using heavier loads, hindu squats use speed.

Technique Tips

Given the need for speed to maximize the effectivneess of the hindu squat you should be aiming to get into a rhythm so that you can perform them quickly. Hindu squats will never be a replacement for weighted varieties, but if you perform them with good depth and speed they are still a beneficial exercise for vertical jump athletes.

Alternative Exercises

Some good alternatives to Hindu Squats are

Pistol Squat

Pistol Box Squat

BW Step Ups



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