Old-School Jump Training for Olympic Lifters
Plyometrics are a classic way to build explosive power.
The Lowest Man Wins: 7 Keys to Hip Power and Mobility
There’s no position on a football team more important than the offensive line, and the hips unlock amazing athleticism.
5 Explosive Power Exercises for BJJ (and Other Sports Too)
Watch this quick tutorial for five exercises to become unstoppably powerful on the mat, court, or field.
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Use Kettlebells to Get in Fighting Shape
When it comes to that gritty stamina required for fighting, the kettlebell is the king of the hill.
The 2-Minute Arm Workout to Build Strong Biceps
This workout is intense, but will build powerful arms to improve your athletic prowess.
The Big Bang: Explosiveness Is at the Root of It All
If you feel as explosive as a sloth bear on phenobarbital, this article is for you.
Got Vertical? How to Measure for Explosive Strength
Most laypersons will bet that weightlifters have little jumping ability. They are just too big and slow, right? This is now refuted frequently, but the Soviets actually refuted it decades ago.
The Expression of Strength, Part 2 – Speed Strength
Speed-strength has two components, starting strength and explosive strength. We touched on starting strength previously, but now need to be more specific to understand what is happening.
How to Get Started with Kettlebell Juggling
When it comes to the kettlebell, most of the great benefits come from doing ballistic exercises. As far as these go, kettlebell juggling is simply the next evolution.
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 72
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: "butt-ology," competing in BJJ, yoga poses for overhead lifting, and more!
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5 Ways to Build Explosive Power Without Olympic Lifting and Plyo Boxes
So your gym owner doesn’t believe in the importance of Olympic lifting or plyo boxes. Don’t worry there are still great ways to build explosiveness using bodyweight and things every gym has available.
Science Looks At Safely Increasing Explosiveness in Teen Basketball Players
Basketball coaches are always looking for ways to improve explosive strength, but what if those coaches work with adolescents? Are there safe strength programs for boys already active in basketball?
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