Category Archives: Plyometrics
If you want to increase your vertical jump is it smart to use at the gym high reps or low reps? Watch this video and find out which one is the right solution to increase your verftical leap and build up your strength.
If you’re looking to improve your vertical jump quickly, then you need to start with training your leg muscles instead of building them up. Building muscles takes recovery time and this has to happen after 24 hours. This doesn’t leave you much time to practice the jumping exercises. The best way to improve your muscle power is to carry out fiery and plyometric exercises every day… even if you don’t have a lot of time. Image credit: yahoo.com Four Steps To Better Your Vertical Jump Quickly and Effectively 1 – Warm Up Exercises The first thing you need to do before any exercise workout is warm up. Begin this with moderately intense leg movements like jogging in place, butt kicks, high-knee skipping, etc. You might think that static stretching is best to warm up with. According to Wichita State University researchers, it will cause a reduction in your power and vertical leaps. Use the above mentioned exercises to get the right stretches for your vertical leaps. 2 – Strength Exercises Start doing the strength exercises, moving rapidly in a single direction. Begin the exercises by doing box squats. Be in a seated position and have a weighted barbell atop your … Continue reading
Vertical power is the most basic form of power! NFL combine trainer talks about vertical jump training and best exercises to improve it. Everything you do in football reguires power output. You will see also these exercises in this video. TRAINING: Variable Load Speed Box Squat Box Jump Dubbell Seated Box Jump Linear Depth Jump Floor Glute Ham Raise
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This Shot Science video talks about how to activate your jumping muscles. It means that maybe you are already strong enough to dunk the ball but you just can`t active the strength. You`ll find here definitely a few great exercises to increase your vertical jump.
Your sprinting speed is very important no matter what your sport is. Is it basketball, football or something else. To improve your sprinting speed you`ll need right exercises and this one is exactly for that. In case you are interested in speed training you should check out this site right here.
Check out this video to discover some great exercises to improve your vertical leap.
To increase your vertical leap and jump higher you don`t have to do know some underground secrets. Good vertical jump is achievable for most athletes you just must know the right training principles. Know the basics of vertical leap! Image credit: verticaljumpsecret.blogspot.com To jump higher you must generate more force than your body weight, logical? The more force you can generate in very short period of time the higher you will jump. However not all jumping power comes from your legs. When you jump up the whole body is involved. Also your upper body is very very important so I believe that you`ll need to train your upper body and your lower body. Some older online vertical jump programs use very high volume repetitions and that’s not right. Don’t use any vertical jump program where is more repetitions than 15. You can`t improve your jump explosion like that. When you do a lot of repetitions you will improve your jumping endurance not explosion. To improve your explosion you must do less repetitions with more loads. When doing plyometrics use also small number of repetitions. To do so perform your plyo exercises with maximum intensity. That’s the main point in vertical … Continue reading
Check out these great drills to jump higher and run faster. These plyometrc drills by Dvid Warren are good also in basketball, football, volleyball etc.
Plyometrics are great exercises to increase your vertical leap. Plyometrics will improve your speed and explosiveness for sure if you know how to use them. This video is just for example in general. You`ll see different plyometric exercises and also find out some great tips. However it is very important that you know all the good and bad things about these exercises. Click here to find out the pros and cons of plyometric training.