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Jumping Jacks Exercise

The jumping jack is a simple bodyweight aerobic exercise, involving jumping on the spot while coordinating the swinging of the arms and legs. This test is part of the 7-minute workout. There is also a similar exercise called the star jump.

Equipment Required: none


  1. Start by standing with your legs spread and your hands touching overhead.
  2. Jump into the air, simultaneously bringing your legs together and pull the arms down to your sides.
  3. Without resting, jump again and return to the starting position.
  4. Repeat for 30 seconds
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