High Box Jumps are Underrated

- “You’re not jumping that high, you are just flexing at the hip”

o Terrible argument

o Being able to succeed at jumping onto a high box is still athletic, its accomplishing a task

o Someone who can jump onto a high box even if they bring their knees up can still probably jump higher than the person who doesn’t.

- Drives greater intent than lower box jumps even when the goal is to land with straight legs

o I would be willing to guess we produce greater impulses and outputs with high box jumps than low box jumps even when both box heights are maxed out.

- Get high intensity jumping reps without the landing impact (Can also do depth drops with them at a higher height that you get without a box.)

- They are fun, more exciting à greater adherence à Greater improvement


See this short video on the topic!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVEm-i7pySA



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