Plyometric pogo jumps area great for building power and the quickness it takes to be “light on your feet”. Remember, the goal with any plyometric exercise is to minimize the time spent in contact with the ground!
Build explosive reactive power with Plyo Push-Ups. Keep contact time with the ground short.
The old gym legends say plyometric exercises were originally designed by the Soviets to develop “power,” and speed in their track athletes. Here’s what we know for sure: Power is defined as the rate at which work is performed, or Power = Force x Velocity. Today, plyometrics are used and sometimes misused for many other purposes, but are still best applied correctly to build power in athletic performance. Pogo jumps, depth jumps, and plyo-push-ups are just a few examples of plyometric movements. Check out some dos and don’ts of plyometric training: