You will probably be surprised when you stop to think about it, just how many times you need to perform a powerful vertical leap during a sports activity.
Soaring over an opponent to complete a slam dunk or jumping to head the ball in a soccer game are just two examples of how you could improve your competitive edge and also your fitness levels, by increasing your vertical jump capabilities.
This infographic explains plyometric training and how this scientifically proven exercise regime can provide improvements in not just your vertical jump ability, but also offer you gains in overall speed and quickness as well.
Plyometric training is not a quick-fix solution but more of a long Ėterm way of improving your fitness and physical capabilities, and you will have to be fully committed to the process for at least 6-8 weeks before you start to see the improvements you are looking for.
Pay attention to the trainerís secrets for maximum success that are revealed here, so that you can avoid injury and follow the exercises correctly in order to ensure you get the best possible results for your hard work.
Stretching exercises and proper warm-ups are part of the key to increasing your vertical jump abilities and when that training pays off on the sports field, it gives you a great buzz.
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