How-to: Box Jump Variations

Posted on: June 26th 2015

Exercise: Box Jumps (Standard, Squat Box Jump, and Seated Box Jump)

Do: Land with feet completely on the box, and come to a full standing position, before stepping down. Explode up with the highest jump possible.

Don’t: hit your knuckles on the box!

Easier: use a 20″ or shorter box / step

Harder: use a 24″ or higher box; jump higher.


  • Squat box jump – hold the squat position for a full second at the bottom.
  • Seated box jump – Sit with no weight on the feet, then explode upward.

See also: Tuck Jumps, Squat Jumps

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