Backpacker Magazine – November 2010
Hiking Exercises: Get Explosive Strength
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.
From the squat, jump as high as possible; bend your legs as you land.
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