Lateral Jumps is the perfect exercise to strengthen your legs and improve the stabilization of both hips and trunk. Additionally, you’ll be adding a cardio exercise to your workout routine and controlling your center of gravity.
Lateral Jumps increase the coordination between the torso and legs, and it helps in stabilizing the hip, knees and feet joints. This exercise also promotes agility and weight transfer through the alternated jumps from one foot to the other.
Technically, this exercise is also an excellent exercise to prevent injuries because it helps you stabilizing your knees and feet, making your ankles stronger, thus preventing sprains.