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.

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The 10 Best Plyometric Exercises for Athletes

Plyometric training is a great way for athletes to build explosive power. Performing plyometrics one to three times a week can increase your vertical...

Don't Overlook Horizontal Force Production for Sports Success

Being able to apply the right amount of force in the appropriate direction at the appropriate time is critical to sports success. If we jump to cat...

3 Jammer Exercises to Make You More Explosive

Love the concept of the Jammer training tool but don't have the equipment piece? Us, too. That's why we messed around and came upon this one: The Poor...

Why 'False Stepping' Can Actually Make You Faster

The false step has been a natural enemy of coaches across many sports for decades. Why waste time taking a step backwards when you need to move forwar...

How Often Should Athletes Do Jump Training? And How Many Reps Should They Do?

This piece is the final installment of a series on plyometric and jump training. Direct links to the previous pieces: 1, 2, 3, 4. We've covered a l...