Plyometric Training Zone!

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.

Plyometric Training Examples

Plyometric Training Part I – What It Is and What It's Not
Answers basic questions about plyometrics and its effectiveness.

Plyometric Training Part II – More Ups for Basketball Season
Lower body plyometric training to increase vertical jump and quickness.

Plyometric Training Part III – Explosive Training for Upper Body Power
Upper body plyometric training.

Stop the Box Jump Stupidity
Mike Boyle provides great information on the use of Plyo-boxes.