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Video Tutorial #151 Lateral Cone Jumps

Lateral Cone Jumps

Lateral Cone Jumps

Taken from excerpt from the book, ‘how I got my wiggle back’

From side to side jump over three or four markers (cones) keeping your legs together and throwing your arms upward.

Strive for maximum height and concentrate on landing midfoot or forefoot.

Don’t rest between jumps.

Form is so important while performing any of these exercises.

Have you ever seen those heroic scenes of elite marathon runners willing themselves over the finishing line? In some of the most bizarre cases, they can barely walk or they stumble all over the track, seemingly unable to control their legs.

That’s an extreme example of losing form. Put simply, by holding our form we perform the actions and movements that best serve our biomechanics, allowing for peak performance.

When you start to lose form-maybe your arms start to hang lower, or your shoulders slump, or your feet drag- your level of functioning deteriorates. This loss of form can not only lead to an injury, it delivers a damaging message to your brain.

 

About Dr James Stoxen DC (282 Posts)

Dr. James Stoxen, D.C., owns and operates Team Doctors Treatment and Training Center. and Team Doctors Sports Medicine and Anti-aging Products. He has been the meet and team chiropractor at many national and world championships. He has been inducted into the prestigious National Hall of Fame, the Personal Trainers Hall of Fame and appointed to serve on the prestigious, Global Advisory Board of The International Sports Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners. Dr. Stoxen is a sought after speaker, internationally having organized and /or given over 1000 live presentations around the world.(full bio)


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