people doing lateral jumps at the gym

Are you experiencing some knee instability? Lateral Jump-Ups can help! This exercise works the muscles that support and move the knee. Jumping on one leg will also help improve your overall balance. Ready to give it a try? Here’s how.


Benefits of Lateral Jump Ups 

Lateral Jump Ups is a relatively gentle exercise for knee strength and stability. It works the quads and, to a lesser extent, the glutes, hamstrings, and calves. The exercise also improves your balance and proprioception. Hence, it’s the perfect fit for a knee injury rehabilitation routine. 


How to do lateral Jump Ups 

For this exercise, you’ll need an exercise step.

  • Stand to the left of the exercise step
  • Engage your core and lift your left foot off the ground
  • Jump onto the step, landing only on your right foot
  • Jump back down, still standing only on one leg
  • Repeat 10 times in three sets or as your ability allows (or as instructed by your clinician)
  • Repeat for the other side

If you’re having trouble keeping balance, try doing lateral jumps with both legs or with one leg but on a flat surface.


Support your jumps

GenuTrain Knee Brace 


The GenuTrain S is the perfect support for unstable knees and, especially, as part of ligament injury recovery. Its compression knit fabric and patella pad stimulate the muscles to better support the knee. Meanwhile, its system of support stays and straps provides much-needed external support to the joint. 

Wearing it during your rehabilitative exercise routine will protect your knee from potentially damaging movements. Not to mention, it will work to reduce knee pain.


More information

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