plyometrics

In this video, Ben demonstrates three lower body plyometric skills for explosive leg strength - the plyo step-up, the crane plyo, and the plant plyo.
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.
Plyometric training is great, but is more always better? A new study shows higher volume plyometrics might not always be better than lower volume.
One day of rest between plyometric sessions is pretty standard advice. However, a new study suggests that for experienced athletes, it may not make a difference.
Plyometric training is practiced by many athletes to improve explosive power. A recent study explored the best surface and volume for maximum effectiveness.
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.
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.
A study was performed to investigate the effect of a 10-week combined resistance-plyometric training program on muscular strength, running economy, and VO2 max in female soccer players.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - compression gear, plyometrics, foam rolling, and more!
The ability to produce force quickly is the definition of power and it is useful in sports from martial arts to team sports. Plyometrics can help develop power, but first learn to do them safely.
Many studies have been performed on the effectiveness of plyometric exercises on sport performance, particularly sprinting speed. Do these exercises actually enhance the ability to run faster?