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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Power Training for Baseball: It's More Than Olympic Lifts

Baseball players need to be explosive and powerful to throw, hit, jump, run, and change directions. This is so important it has to consistently be add...

Progressing Plyometrics: The Building Block of Athleticism

A plyometric (plyo) exercise is any movement that incorporates the Stretch-Shortening Cycle (SSC) to increase power output. The SSC has three general ...

Plyometric Exercises for Runners

Picture yourself on the starting line of a race. You're in the blocks. You pull back to create eccentric motion in the lower leg before firing forward...

5 Ways Athletes Do Plyometrics Wrong

If you've spent any amount of time training for a sport, you've undoubtedly heard the term plyometrics. You've probably even performed a few plyo wo...

3 Best Plyometric Exercises for Speed

Athletes can achieve top speed by maximizing their power production. When designed and implemented correctly, plyometric exercises is an effective and...