To get a perfect body shape without going to the gym, star jump can be an effective method. It emphasises on stretching muscles and increasing muscular power. This plyometric is a freehand exercise and can be performed anywhere and anytime according to one’s convenience.
The Simple Steps To Practice Star Jumps Are Discussed Below. Arrange A Flat Surface Which Is Little Bit Of Soft To Avoid Leg Injury:
Initial Standing Position
Stand on that soft flat surface with your feet shoulder width aside. Bend your knees slight and keep your arms aside.
Squat And Jump
Bend your knees in squat position and jump as high as you can.
Stretch Your Arms
While you are in the air, stretch your arms and legs out to the sides. You should shape as a star when you are in air. Your arms should be at 45 degree with your upper body.
When you are coming back to the previous position, tuck your arms and legs towards the body. Try to land softly with bent knees. Be careful and don’t do it in a hurry to avoid any injuries.
Begin squatting again and start your second star bounce. Follow all the instructions for safety. This exercise is to practice quickly, one after another in 3 to 4 sets of 10 to 15 jumps and it will take like 25-30 minutes. Pulling your Arms and legs will prepare you for the next one.
Advantages Of Star Jumps
Improve Metabolic Rate
Metabolic Rate or Basal Metabolic Rate is an assessment of how many calories you would burn if you are to do nothing but rest for 24 hours. It means how much energy you need to function to your body parts. Star jump helps to increase this metabolic rate.
Helps in Obesity
According to WHO, every year 2.8 million people die due to obesity. This is the reason of many diseases. Star jump is effectively helps in weight loss and to be on shape. It is recommended to add star jump in your daily routine.
Avoid star jump or any other plyometric exercise when you are pregnant, feeling weak or if you are having any kind of disability.