Plyometric Training Articles
Plyometrics can best be described as “explosive-reactive” power training. A plyometric event involves powerful muscular contractions in response to a rapid stretching of the involved musculature. These powerful contractions are not a pure muscular event; they have an extremely high degree of central nervous system involvement.
By Juan Carlos Santana, MEd, CSCS
Plyometric Training Part I answers basic questions about plyometrics and its effectiveness. Part II deals with lower body plyometric programming. Part III covers upper body plyometric training.