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 a Simple Mid-Rep Pause Can Build Explosive Speed

Dynamic Isometric training combines the benefits of isometric and explosive training for a synergistic effect that enhances athletic performance. Dr....

By: Erick Avila

5 Ways You're Screwing Up Box Jumps

Box Jumps: The Five Mistakes You're Probably Making Everywhere you look, from CrossFit boxes to traditional health clubs, there's been a surge in...

By: Jesse McMeekin

Your 4-Step Guide to Building Explosive Power

Developing power is crucial to your success as an athlete. With all of the tools and programs available on the internet, it's easy to get confused when...

By: John Cissik

Add 6 Inches to Your Vertical Jump in 3 Weeks With This Advanced Plyo Workout

8 years ago, I fell across two vertical jump training methods that, combined, changed the way I thought about training explosive athletic power. The...

By: Joel Smith

How Training Like a Fighter Can Make You a Better Athlete

Every fight we watch, whether it is boxing, MMA, or something else, is won in the gym before either contestant enters the ring. Fights of all kind are a...

By: Gary Moller

Latest Videos in Plyometrics

How Karl-Anthony Towns Focuses on Basketball-Specific Training with Plyometrics

Ryan Capretta at Proactive Sports Training explains how they are using plyometrics to help Karl-Anthony Towns reach his full potential on the court.

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.