Jumping jack is a cardiovascular exercise that involves several muscle regions such as the deltoids and hip abductors. It is an exercise to increase the loss of calories. It can be a great exercise to warm up for a team sport or a race. It doesn't require any equipment and it can be done anywhere.

Body Parts

  • Legs
  • Shoulders
  • Gluteus maximus
  • Quadriceps Femoris
  • Hamstrings
  • Hip Adductors
  • Hip Abductors
  • Triceps Surae
  • Medial Deltoid


  • Stand up.


  • Jump and spread the legs while lifting the arms laterally to bring them over the head.
  • Jump and bring the legs together while lowering the arms alongside the torso.


Always wear good shoes that fit well. Keep the middle of the kneecap aligned with the 2nd toe. Keep the back straight. Keep the head aligned with the torso. Always absorb the landing.