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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessSports Performance

A powerful vertical jump is often considered the epitome of athleticism. Many sports, such as basketball, volleyball, and some track and field events, require the athlete to perform at high levels in this movement [1]. However, many athletes find themselves overtraining or dedicating long hours in the gym and not

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Power is the ability to quickly produce large amounts of force. Are there any athletes that would not want to improve their ability to generate power? What about clients seeking to improve general fitness? Power is essential for both groups. By incorporating plyometric exercises into training programs, the speed and

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FitnessNewsletterSports Performance

By Stacey Penney MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS, How High Do You Have to Jump It to Dunk It? If you are the average man, you’d have to vertically jump over 40 inches to make a dunk shot. A little about those numbers because we’re sure you’ll want to know

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