Plyometric exercises

Browse the Fitstream collection of plyometric exercises for both lower-body and upper-body training with images, videos and guidelines on integrating them into your fitness regime.

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    Box Jump
    Develop explosive lower body power and increase vertical jump height using box jumps or weighted box jumps.
    Primary Muscle: Quadriceps Secondary Muscle(s): Calves, Hamstrings
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    Skipping is a highly effective all-rounder exercise, that develops cardiocascular capacity and burns significant calories.
    Primary Muscle: Quadriceps Secondary Muscle(s): Abdominals, Calves, Hamstrings
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    Sledgehammer Swings
    A superb conditioning tool, the sledgehammer swing builds work capacity, core strength and the grip.
    Primary Muscle: Abdominals Secondary Muscle(s): Shoulders, Forearms, Back, Calves

Plyometric training

Plyometric training, also known as "plyos" or "jump training" is one of the most effective form of exercise for improving explosive power.

These fast, powerful movements can help burn fat, and develop speed and power skills. You can tailor your plyometric training in line with your sports goals to increase vertical jump height, throw further or run faster for example. 


Always consult your GP before undertaking any form of weight loss, fitness or exercise.