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plyometric training benefits

Definition of PLYOMETRICS. : exercise involving repeated rapid stretching and contracting of muscles (as by jumping and rebounding) to increase muscle power.Plyometrics, also known as "jump training" or "plyos", are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing power (speed-strength).Lee Boyce: Plyometric training refers to explosive compound movements, commonly done with bodyweight or very light loads such as plyo pushups, box jumps, and jump squats. The goal is to train for maximum force production in the smallest period of time, so reps are kept low and the intensity and effort is high