Train Like the Pros: Get More Air on Your Jumps
These tips help NFL Combine hopefuls (and you) take flight on the vertical and broad jump.
Can Kettlebells Improve Jumping and Balance?
If the swing and get up can improve the impressive balance of ballet dancers, chances are kettlebells can do the same for you.
What Are Plyometrics? How the Pros Use Plyos
Plyometrics can enhance explosiveness, power, and body control. Here's how to maximize effectiveness and safety.
Develop Power and Coordination With the Backflip
The backflip is a cool stunt - and also ideal to train body awareness and athletic power.
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Learn to Land a Back Handspring
If you want to improve agility, mobility, and athleticism, learn the back handspring.
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The What the Hell Effect: How the Swing Improves Everything
Strength from the the kettlebell swing improves deadlifting, squatting, and even weightlifting.
The 5 Best Plyometric Exercises for Runners
Runners who perform plyometric exercises run faster and more economically than those who don’t.
Successful Pull Ups for Beginners: Say No to Bands
Bands are much like drugs - once you get hooked, it is difficult to get off them.
5 Simple Solutions for Anterior Knee Pain
Does the front of your knee hurt? These solutions need no fancy equipment, and will get you back to setting personal records.
Build Accuracy and Power With Precision Jumps (Video)
Have you ever wanted to learn parkour? Let Al show you the best way to leap into this athletic practice with precision jumping!
Body Composition or Skill: Which Is More Important for Jumping?
A new study explores the athletic traits needed for jump performance.
Goal-Based Instruction Affects Jump Squat Performance
We all know a good coach makes a huge difference. A new study dives into the specifics of coaching cues.
Fatigue Impairs Jump Performance in Elite and Recreational Athletes
A new study suggests jumping and fatigue don't mix, and may even increase the risk of injury.
Parkour Plyometrics: 3 Drills to Develop Explosive Leg Strength
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:
Video: Box Jump Therapy
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.
Stick it! How to Do Precision Jumps for Distance and Accuracy
In the parkour community, broad jumps in which you land upright with minimal impact are known as “precision jumps.”
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.
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