Plyometrics Articles

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.

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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...

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...

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,...

There Might Be a Good Reason Tim Tebow Looks This Ridiculous

Tim Tebow is no stranger to bizarre workout techniques. The former Florida Gator/real-life incarnate of the The Hulk has been known to walk down a...

Why You Should Add Depth Jumps to Your Workouts

To improve your athletic performance, you must increase your explosive power so your muscles can produce as much force in as little time as possib...

5 Training Ideas You Should Steal From the NFL's Best

Just because it's the off-season doesn't mean the NFL's elite players aren't still getting after it in the gym or on the field. They say football ...

Speed Plyometrics to Help You Run Faster

Speed plyometrics can help you to enhance your sprinting speed. Speed is critical to sports performance. Sprinting fast involves being able to exert...

Jump Higher and Faster With Transitional Med Ball Box Jumps

Jump Higher and Faster with transitional med ball box jumps Everybody wants to be that athlete who can throw down ridiculous dunks and have the highest...

Develop Speed With a Power Bag Workout

Power Bag Training Power bags are heavy training aids that are outstanding for improving explosive power - particularly good for sprinters. Power Bags...

Box Jumps: Are They Really Worth It?

Before reading this, I'm going to have to you to repeat something 10 times to yourself. You can do this quietly or you can do this out loud. "Just...

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