plyometrics

Managing intensity and fatigue is the key to a well-rounded program.
Plyometrics are a classic way to build explosive power.
Plyometric exercises are the key to increasing your power, improving your reaction time, and taking your athleticism to the next level.
Plyometrics can enhance explosiveness, power, and body control. Here's how to maximize effectiveness and safety.
The backflip is a cool stunt - and also ideal to train body awareness and athletic power.
Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.
An Achilles tendon injury could have been career-ending, but determination and focus led me back to competitive CrossFit.
Flexibility and leg strength are the keys to keeping your joints safe during landings of any sort.
Runners who perform plyometric exercises run faster and more economically than those who don’t.
Have you ever wanted to learn parkour? Let Al show you the best way to leap into this athletic practice with precision jumping!
Speed is highly sought after in the athletic world. So we must understand what methods are most efficient in developing it.
Depth jumps provide a great way to develop explosive strength and power, as well as start-stop speed, a need for most athletes.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.