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Check out this video to discover some great exercises to improve your vertical leap.
There is so many vertical jump programs out there. Many of them don´t talk about basics! where our jumping power is coming from and so on. The first thing i want to talk about is explosive strength! This is the key. In order to jump higher and run faster, maximum strength is not the main attribute to train. The absolute strength potential of a muscle is important, but not exclusively so. Your body must be strong! It is obvious that your body should be both strong and prepared. This will significantly decrease the risk of injury. The efficacy and concept are based on increasing explosive strength and muscle elasticity. Some exercises directly stimulating the central nervous system are also included, since they affect explosive strength directly. The explosive effect is guaranteed by the sequential expression of the following subtypes of strength: The absolute speed of muscle contractions (V) Starting strength (Q) Acceleration strength (G) Maximum strength (P) So how we can increase our explosive strength? There is one extremely good exercise-depth jumps! Depth jumps require special preparation, consisting of extensive barbell and jumping exercises. One should begin with a smaller height, and then raise it, until optimal height is … Continue reading