11-20-2003, 12:20 AM #1
Just curious, which muscles are responsible for verticle jump? I have heart calfs, glutes, and abs, all from different people. I'm sure they all act in some way, but which muscle is the prime mover in the jumping action?
11-20-2003, 09:56 AM #2
quads and "isquiotibiales" (dont know how they called in english)
11-20-2003, 10:06 AM #3
Basically all of the muscles you listed are involved to some extent. You need all of them to be powerfull to get really explosive jumps. The big movers, as i see it, are quads and glutes though..followed by calves, etc...
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