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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A high-protein, low-carb diet was behind Warner shedding excess baggage but the short and sharp sessions, which included plyometrics, hill sprints, boxing and weights, Geber has put him through four times a week since the end of the Ashes in England have left him a lean, run-scoring machine, the report added.
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