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

Why You Need Plyometrics in Addition to Strength Training

Plyometrics teach your muscles to exert maximum force in minimum time. If you think this sounds like the benefits of strength training, you're right...

By: Andy Haley

The Strength and Endurance Plyo Box Workout

A Plyo Box Workout for Peak Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS The plyo box is a common and convenient sports conditioning tool for building...

By: Jim Carpentier

Never Do a Plyometrics Cardio Circuit. Here's Why.

Think your plyometrics cardio circuit is making you more powerful, improving your fitness and burning fat? Think again. What many people think of as...

By: Andy Haley

Everything Wrong with P90X Plyometrics

P90X Plyometrics is a tough routine, but don't let the title mislead you. It hardly qualifies as a plyometric workout. The workout features man...

By: Andy Haley

6 Tips to Intensify Your Off-Season Workouts

Six Tips to Vary and Intensify Routine Off-Season Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS As summer winds down and the focus shifts to upcoming school tryouts,...

By: Jim Carpentier

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.