What is the definition of Plyometric?

Plyometric Exercise - Exercises done with the intent of increasing power that include a rapidly loaded eccentric, followed by a short "amortization phase" (isometric contraction) and rapid concentric contraction (1). Plyometric exercise is presumed to increase power by increasing or...

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  • Power Training
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  • Shock Training
  • Plyometrics
  • Plyometric
  • plyometrics
  • plyos
  • plyo's

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