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TRAINER TIP: Jumping Into Plyometrics

┬áJump into Plyometrics Plyometric exercises are excellent for building basic muscle strength, power and speed. Plyometric exercises involve rapid stretching, then shortening, of a muscle group during highly dynamic movements. The stretching causes a stretch reflex and elastic recoil in … Continue reading

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The Physiology of Plyometrics and More

Athletes from a wide range of sports use plyometric training to help them reach peak physical condition. Used correctly, plyometric training can be a highly effective form of power training, especially when combined with a suitable strength training program. Plyometrics … Continue reading

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