Plyometric Training

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Progressing Plyometrics: The Building Block of Athleticism

A plyometric (plyo) exercise is any movement that incorporates the Stretch-Shortening Cycle (SSC) to increase power output. The SSC has three general ...

Plyometric Exercises for Runners

Picture yourself on the starting line of a race. You're in the blocks. You pull back to create eccentric motion in the lower leg before firing forward...

5 Ways Athletes Do Plyometrics Wrong

If you've spent any amount of time training for a sport, you've undoubtedly heard the term plyometrics. You've probably even performed a few plyo wo...

Why D1 Football Players Are Training With the Triple Jump

Of all the athletic marvels the human body's capable of, a world-class Triple Jump might be the most mind-boggling. An Olympic event since 1896, the T...

Combine Plyometrics With Your Agility Drills for More Explosive Movement

Plyometrics are great for building athletic explosiveness in sports, and for decades performance trainers have used them to elicit this effect. I beli...