Lateral Hop

Learn how to perform lateral hops with video and instructions by SHOCK App trainer, Ashley Steele.

How to Lateral Hop

Exercise Families: Cardio

Equipment: Bodyweight

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Stand in good posture, with your arms flexed at 90°,  your feet hip-width, and a slight bend in your knees. 

  2. Spring off the ground in a lateral direction. Land softly and quickly reverse the movement bouncing back and forth for the specified amount of time.

  3. Lateral hops are a great way to burn calories, elevate your heart rate, and work your total body. Maximize the cardiovascular benefits of this exercise by pushing your body to the limit for the specified amount of time or repetitions.

Alternative Exercises:

Alternating Lateral Step-Up  Bench Hop

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