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Practicing jumping outside of yoga will make the small jumps in your yoga practice lighter and easier.
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
It wasn't about the box jumps - Foucher's injury comes from a lack of preparation
Plyometrics can enhance explosiveness, power, and body control. Here's how to maximize effectiveness and safety.
In this video, Ben demonstrates five different box jump variations for you to try, along with two upper body exercises on the box.
A new study suggests leg strength carries over into plyometrics, particularly while doing drop jumps. Female rugby players could also sustain their jumps for a longer period of time.
By his own admission, CrossFit coach Dave Ayres was not born with natural ability. This is why he finds himself always learning. Here Dave shares his learnings with you through ten of his best videos.
Working to develop explosive leg strength is the most surefire way to increase your jumping ability. Here are three skills derived from parkour that are also great for building explosive leg strength:
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit, Thanksgiving, the rebound box jump and more!
Box jumps are a fascinating movement that can be an incredible display of athletic ability, but the rebound jump is a movement that should not be taken lightly.
You may be jumping on boxes, but are you doing it properly and safely? Let's break down this movement so you can become efficient and more powerful at it.
Some coaches don't use plyometrics, for fear they may be dangerous or to hard to teach. Done properly plyometrics can be the tool that makes the difference between average and great.
As a coach I see a lot of crazy things going on in the gym. These ten, though, have got to be the ten worst movements. I'll explain why they are bad ideas and the alternatives you could do instead.