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

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

WATCH: Norwegian Sprinter Ezinne Okparaebo Scales 28 Stadium Steps in Four Jumps

Norwegian sprinter Ezinne Okparaebo is busy training for the upcoming Olympics in Rio, and she is not joking around with plyometrics. Training for sho...

By: Maddy Lucier

Female Athletes: 3 Plyometric Exercises That Prevent Knee Injuries

Since female athletes are 3.5 times more susceptible to ACL injuries, their is a necessity for a plyometric program to reduce injury. A plyometric...

By: Keith Tesch

Jump Squats: Build Explosive Power With This Simple Lower-Body Exercise

Before discussing the benefits of jump squats, we need to explore what the benefits of Olympic lifting and athletic development. Olympic lifting is a...

By: Nicholas Mortensen

3 Advanced Plyometric Exercises for Elite Speed and Power

Do you ever wonder what allows Olympic track and field athletes to jump as high, and sprint as fast as they do? It's all about producing extremely high...

By: Joel Smith

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.