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plyometrics

bounding or high-velocity exercise that entails eccentric and rapid concentric contractions, such as jumping or weighted ball throwing and catching. Also called plyometric training.

plyometrics

(plī-ō-mĕt′rĭks)
An exercise technique that combines strength with speed to achieve maximum power in functional movements. This regimen combines eccentric training of muscles with concentric contraction.

plyometrics

type of exercise which utilizes the stretch-shortening cycle of musculotendinous tissue. Eccentric stretching is followed by concentric shortening of the same muscles. Often involves rebound activities.

plyometrics

system of dynamic muscle exercise, designed to develop power for running, jumping and throwing sports; based on the principle that muscles contract faster and with greater force when worked from a pre-stretched position
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Fusion of the traditional yoga moves with tribal dance and plyometrics claims to greatly benefit both physical and mental wellbeing, reported the Independent.
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Basically, with each interval, you will find yourself alternating between cardio for accelerated fat burn, sports drills that work on speed and agility, plyometric (also known as jump training) for lower body power and core exercises that target your abs.
Plyometric exercises are those performed with fast execution of powerful movements, which aid the activation of stretch-shortening cycle (SSC).
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Dan trained a 70-year-old lady with a co-ordination problem with the neuromuscular system and in two months she was doing plyometric jumps on boxes.
Coaches and athletes have modified training method in an attempt to develop explosive power; some researchers showed that combining Plyometric with weight training could have more effectiveness.