As you are doing right now, I spent a lot of years of my life searching for the best vertical jump training program on the internet. If I had not created my own system to train the vertical jump, I would have never become a professional basketball player. In high school I was known for […]
Plyometric Exercises | Best Plyometric Exercises
Plyometric exercises are necessary for pretty much all athletes, and can have a wide range of benefits for the average trainee.
The vertical jump is my specialty when it comes to fitness knowledge, giving me a very strong understanding of plyometrics and various plyometric exercises.
The key to properly programming plyometric exercises in to your routine is understanding your own personal limits and abilities, and understanding which exercises suit your goals and body.
One of the main focuses of my plyometric exercises is to safely perform a wide-range of exercises, that also have increasing difficulties.
Many “trainers” will have their clients doing endless amount of box jumps or traditional plyometric exercises, with little results except for hurting the knees and ankles of their clients.
Use the tips I have outlined here to safely and effectively use plyometric exercises!
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The highest vertical jump I ever personally recorded for myself was 37 inches, and I am incredibly proud of this feat. A lot of people know this about me already, but if you don’t it is important for you to understand that I was not born a great athlete. Actually, I still don’t consider myself […]
If you have never trained with the prowler sled before, you are missing out. If you’re an athlete such as myself who wants to be as powerful as LeBron James or Marshawn Lynch, but was not blessed with these innate gifts, you have to work that much harder to compete! Building “power” is one of […]
Although it may seem like just a simple and traditional exercise for boxers or small girls, jumping rope has several health benefits that will amaze you and motivate you to buy one. Out of everything else, one of the main benefits of the jump rope is the ease with which you can use them; as […]
If you don’t know anything about the agility ladder benefits, or reasons you should be using a speed ladder in your training routine, you are lucky to have stumbled across my article! As a professional basketball player, I can honestly say I have more experience with an agility ladder than anyone in their right mind would […]
Jump squats are an excellent movement for improving overall explosive power, increasing your vertical jump, adding muscle mass to your lower body, and much more. If you are capable of performing them properly, I have no doubt they will quickly become one of your favorite lower body exercises! However, one of the lesser-known keys to […]