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How to Train for Everything at Once
Managing intensity and fatigue is the key to a well-rounded program.
Old-School Jump Training for Olympic Lifters
Plyometrics are a classic way to build explosive power.
7 Plyometric Exercises to Build Power Quickly
Plyometric exercises are the key to increasing your power, improving your reaction time, and taking your athleticism to the next level.
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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12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 3
Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.
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Positivity and Persistence: My Story of Recovery From Injury
An Achilles tendon injury could have been career-ending, but determination and focus led me back to competitive CrossFit.
Lessons in Parkour: How to Safely Land on Your Feet
Flexibility and leg strength are the keys to keeping your joints safe during landings of any sort.
The 5 Best Plyometric Exercises for Runners
Runners who perform plyometric exercises run faster and more economically than those who don’t.
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!
Everything You Need to Know About Speed Training
Speed is highly sought after in the athletic world. So we must understand what methods are most efficient in developing it.
Verkhoshansky's Depth Jumps Create Gains in Max Strength
Depth jumps provide a great way to develop explosive strength and power, as well as start-stop speed, a need for most athletes.
Plyometrics: Terms, Definitions, and Proper Planning
The need to implement plyometrics into periodized training comes from the observation that there are a number of strong athletes who fail to transfer their strength into efficient movement.
The Role of Leg Strength in Plyometrics
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.
Off-Season Strength Training for Cyclists: The Strength Phase
For the past three months we’ve progressively prepared for the more intense work this month. It’s now time get serious about developing strength.
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:
Off-Season Strength Training for Cyclists: More Foundation Work Into the New Year
This month’s article deals with subtle changes to the off-season strength training program, mostly in the area of intensity. The bottom line remains the same: build a strong foundation.
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