Star Jumpers

Star Jumpers is an exercise performed with just body weight. It basically consists of 4 positions. Exercises mainly 3 muscles: glutes, hamstrings and quadriceps but there are more muscles involved such as deltoids in a less intense way.


Primary muscles targeted

Secondary muscle groups

  • Deltoids
Star Jumpers muscles heatmap
Figure 1. Heatmap of muscles used in Star Jumpers.


Based in U.S. Forces Fitness advice1, common errors are:

  • “Landing on a locked out knee”
  • “Not absorbing the force of the landing "
  • “Staying on the toes”


  • U.S. Forces Fitness Youtube video

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Star Jumpers Basic form

Calisthenics And Street Workout exercises, circuits and progressions.
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