plyometrics

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plyometrics

(ˌplaɪəʊˈmɛtrɪks)
pl n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) (functioning as singular) a system of exercise in which the muscles are repeatedly stretched and suddenly contracted
[C20: from Greek plio- + metric]
ˌplyoˈmetric adj
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It must be the first step in any lower body plyometric program.
There are plyometric boxes and ball for developing explosive power.
All the players are on a plyometric diet, which looks building up leg muscles and concentrates on their individual weight targets.
During the contest, she worked out six times a week, usually twice a day, doing cardio, resistance training, plyometric exercises, and circuit training.
A comparison of the effect of plyometric exercises in water and on land on the anaerobic power of lifesavers", in the Proceedings of the First National Congress on Sport Physiology, Razi University, Kermanshah.
The results of this study indicate that a 20-minute Tabata session, which utilized multiple rounds of bodyweight and plyometric exercises, meets ACSM guidelines for improving cardiorespiratory endurance.
All sessions are circuit-based and work on improving general fitness through a mixture of aerobic work, upper and lower body conditioning, core strength and plyometric exercises.
And I'm running in the pool and doing some plyometric stuff now, jumping around.
Plyometric one-legged leg press jumps: This must be performed in
That extra effort during the summer came in the form of several rigorous plyometric training stations set up by Pontello, which usually came at the end of practice to test the Patriots both mentally and physically.