Posted by: jakinnan | November 13, 2011

Explosive Strength

Hiking Exercises: Get Explosive Strength

Tackle big miles with this essential exercise.

by: Kristin Bjornsen, Illustrations by Bryon Thompson

 
 
Get explosive strength with this exercise.

Get explosive strength with this exercise.


Nothing beats squats. Wearing a weighted pack, stand with feet shoulder-width apart. Lower until thighs are parallel with floor; keep your spine straight. Do three sets of six to 12 reps.

Variation From the squat, jump as high as possible; bend your legs as you land.

http://www.backpacker.com/november-2010-november-2010-hiking-exercises-get-explosive-strength-/skills/15088


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