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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3 Box Jump Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Vertical Jump

Temptation is a powerful thing. Tell kids they can only have one piece of candy after dinner and they'll sneak a whole Halloween's worth of Snickers...

Plyometric Workouts for Speed and Acceleration

Strength training in the gym will get you stronger and plyometrics are the secret to applying your strength on the track and field. Plyometric workouts...

Plyometric Drills for Injury Prevention

Plyometric drills are an important aspect of a sports performance training program. A plyometric drill is quick, powerful movement using a prestretch,...

The Best Plyometrics for Hockey Players

Hockey players need to be strong, but nimble. Excess bulk will slow you done, specifically upper body mass. In order to gain speed, strength and...

Plyometrics for Beginners

Today many coaches and athletes are starting to incorporate plyometrics drills into the strength and conditioning programs. Where do I start? How should...

Exercise of the Week: Depth Box Jumps

The STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The E...

Supercharge Your Workouts With Plyometrics

Since the 1950s, plyometrics—or jump training—has been an important component of athletic preparation. These exercises, developed by Russian s...

Plyometrics to Improve Explosive Football Power

Regardless of which side of the ball you'll be on this football season, possessing explosive upper- and lower-body power will make you one of the ...

2 Exercises to Increase Your Vertical Jump

Increasing your vertical jump can unlock other athletic benefits, such as improving explosive, responsive movements. Strong leaping ability can h...

Top 3 Plyometric Exercises for Explosive Football Players

The name of the game in football is power. Those who have it win. Those who lack it want it bad. Problem is, too many athletes continually do t...

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