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

    …. I never could jump high until about 6th grade when I started jumping hundreds of boxes a day and doing plyometrics. The only reason I was accurate 25 feet away from the basket is because nobody would have a fucking clue how to guard this shit in my league. I did all those things because at first, I sucked at them. I kept doing, doing, doing…

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