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Plyometrics For Leg Strength

Oct 28, 2011

Developing lower body strength has direct carry over to everyday activities. We want to be able to play with our kids longer, go for longer walks, and be able to move our friends into their new apartments (ya, right). Resistance training is a great tool to help us achieve our lower body strength, but adding in plyometrics can tap into a different component of strength.

Plyometrics help develop "explosive" power that will aide us in our starting strength. Here are a few movements that you can perform in conjunction with your strength training routine:

-Box jumps

-Broad jumps

-Plyometric lunges

-Depth jumps

Ask your Fitness Together trainer about plyometrics and the numerous benefits that come along with them!

-Eric

Fitness Together Newtonville & Auburndale

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