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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
All of them: Neck, arms, hands, shoulders, chest, upper, mid, and lower back. The abdominal muscles and all of the muscles in the legs and feet. Why?

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Flexing/stretching: It sounds like the action that you take when you jump stretches/lengthens your core and flexes the muscles in a way that makes them more visible than ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
No: But it is a good way to burn fat using all 4 limbs at once burns more calories just work hard enough to keep your heart rate up 30-60 minutes at leat ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
No: But it is a good way to burn fat using all 4 limbs at once burns more calories just work hard enough to keep your heart rate up 30-60 minutes at least ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Muscle spasm: I get it sometimes to very common sometimes painful and often unnerving.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
It's a jumper: Now a 16-year-old jumping penis really would be a problem.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Not so simple: It's not 1 or 2 or 3 muscles. It's many in your legs, pelvis, and back that work together to cause you to jump.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
All your leg muscles: I think for the activities you're describing you will need to build them all up. But you don't want bulky muscles, so start working on your calf, hams ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
ALL your leg muscles: Especially quads, hamstrings, gastrocnemius. Here is a link to some great exercises for increasing your vertical jump: http://sportsmedicine.About.Co ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
Minimal: A muscle has to be used to build it you use some leg muscle and little if any arm muscle. It can be used for gentle aerobic exercise though.

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