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Star Jumps Exercise

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

Equipment Required: none


  1. Start in a crouching position, hands by your ankles.
  2. Leap into the air, simultaneously throwing your arms and legs out to sort of a star position.
  3. As you come back to the ground, return the hands and feet to the starting position.
  4. Repeat these actions without rest for a certain time period.
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