Plyometrics

Build explosion and get more athletic with plyometrics. STACK has some of the country's best athletes working through their training programs, showing you how to perform exercises that can help you jump higher and run faster. Read on to discover more about plyometrics and learn how they can help you perform better once the whistle blows.

Latest in Plyometrics

How NFL Athletes Get Explosive With Plyometric Training

In nearly every professional sport, the ability to accelerate explosively and jump are critical skills towards the path of success. Whether you are a...

By: Mike Schultz

How to Select the Correct Box Height for Depth Jumps

The depth jump is, in the bell-curve majority of cases, the greatest exercise that one can perform to improve their vertical jump. It is also one of the...

By: Joel Smith

WATCH: J.J. Watt Shows Off His Post-Surgery Progress by Jumping Onto a Massive Box

All-Pro Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is back in the gym and showing everyone that his recent "groin" surgery is a thing of the past. The s...

By: Josh Staph

5 Essential Plyometrics For Speed

Plyometrics for speed, which focus on the stretch shortening cycle, are an effective exercise for supplementing a speed training program. Anyone...

By: John Cissik

Are Bodybuilding Workouts Appropriate for Athletes?

Are Bodybuilding Workouts Appropriate for Athletes? The short answer is no. There are, however parts of bodybuilding workouts that we, as athletes, can...

By: Matt Tanneberg

Latest Videos in Plyometrics

Carli Lloyd Single-Leg Box Jump Combo

Carli Lloyd, a midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, performs the Dumbbell Single-Leg RDL and Single-Leg Box Jump to develop lower body strength and power.

STACK Fitness Weekly: The Best Plyo Exercise for Baseball Players

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, Tony Gentilcore shows you how to perform Heidens, which he considers one of the best plyo exercises for baseball players.

STACK Fitness Weekly: The Best Plyometric Drills for Football Players

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, Mark Roozen shows you three plyometric exercises designed for football players.

Todd Durkin's World-Class Workouts: Get Faster with Plyo Box Drills

In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin shows you how to increase lower-body power with plyo box drills.

World-Class Workouts with Todd Durkin: The Best Single-Leg Plyo Exercise

In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin shows you how to perform the Bulgarian Lunge Hop.