Plyometrics is an intense method of training that utilizes quick and explosive moves to build strength and power. Often referred to as “jump training,” plyometrics are commonly practiced by athletes who sprint, jump and constantly change direction.
But did you know that plyometrics can supercharge your endurance training (especially running economy)?
The science behind plyometrics is rather convoluted. If you want to learn about neurological loading properties, stretch-shortening cycles and muscle-tendon units, you can read this well-researched articleby Ironman age-group record holder and sports scientist Dr. Dan Plews.
Or, watch this short 2-minute video that shows how you can integrate proven plyometrics training into your own program for faster triathlon performances.
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