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The Simple Diet Change Found to Help Athletes Jump Higher and Sprint Faster

Many athletes seek an edge to increase their vertical jump. Whether it's a special supplement, lengthy stretching routines, Vertimax workouts, etc....

By: Jake Tuura

Saquon Barkley Just Demolished the 2018 NFL Combine

Saquon Barkley just proved himself as one of the greatest athletes in NFL Combine history. While we'd heard of Barkley performing some astonishing ...

By: Brandon Hall

Build Figure Skating Power With The Dumbbell Split Snatch

If you have experience with figure skating or have been watching the Winter Olympics, you'll know the sport requires explosive power combined with the...

By: Jordan Guilford

New Study Shows You May Not Need Olympic Lifts to Increase Your Vertical Jump

Dunking a basketball, catching a football over a defender, elevating to spike a volleyball are all athletic movements where a big vertical jump is a h...

By: Jake Tuura

The Freak Show: The Insane Athletes of the Jacksonville Jaguars Defense

All great defenses have a nickname. The Pittsburgh Steelers' defense led by Joe Greene and Jack Lambert were intimidatingly dubbed the "Steel Curta...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Vertical Jump

Training High Fliers at Velocity Sports Performance

Vertical jump training focuses on three areas of the athlete: leg strength, leg contraction speed and force absorption to help keep landings safe. Learn about the three best exercises athletes can use to improve their vertical leap.

Develop Lower-Body Explosiveness With Athletes' Performance NFL Draft Class

See how top prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft perform the Keiser Squat with coaching by Mark Verstegen, founder and owner of Athletes' Performance in Phoenix.

Athletes' Performance NFL Combine Training

Wide receiver Golden Tate and top-ranked tight end Jermaine Gresham prep for the biggest job interview of their careers, the NFL Combine, at Athletes' Performance in Phoenix.

Candace Parker One-Step Box Jump

Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker takes us through her One-Step Box Jump drill and explains how she's used it to get explosive enough to out-jump and out-rebound opponents in the WNBA.

Mike Boyle Single-Leg Linear Hurdle Hops

Harvard defensive back Andrew Berry performs Single-Leg Linear Hurdle Hops with coaching by Mike Boyle as part of his NFL Combine training.