Plyometrics, also known as "jump training" or "plyos", are exercises based around having muscles exert maximum force in as short a time as possible, with the goal of increasing both speed and power. This training focuses on learning to move from a muscle extension to a contraction in a rapid or "explosive" way, for example with specialized repeated jumping. Plyometrics are primarily used by athletes, especially martial artists and high jumpers, to improve performance, and are used in the fitness field to a much lesser degree.
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  • Plyometrics

    …..." but, instead, words like, "go," and "now." Plyometrics is an attitude, the willingness (the bravery) to try things on small groups, in controlled situations, to say, "here, I made this." It's not a slipshod way of doing business for your core customers (that's another form of hiding). No, it's the posture of urgency. Will you leap? …

    Seth Godin/ Seth Godin's Blog- 8 readers -
  • What Basketball Has Taught Me About Being Competitive

    … for the white boy point guard who could dunk and shoot 25 feet out. No fucking worries, my scored more each new game than the game before. That’s not to brag either. I’ll be straight up with you when I say practice started at 6am, guess who was in the gym at 5am? At lunch when the kids ate, guess who worked on his game in the gym attached…

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