If the swing and get up can improve the impressive balance of ballet dancers, chances are kettlebells can do the same for you.
Plyometrics can enhance explosiveness, power, and body control. Here's how to maximize effectiveness and safety.
The backflip is a cool stunt - and also ideal to train body awareness and athletic power.
If you want to improve agility, mobility, and athleticism, learn the back handspring.
Strength from the the kettlebell swing improves deadlifting, squatting, and even weightlifting.
Runners who perform plyometric exercises run faster and more economically than those who don’t.
Bands are much like drugs - once you get hooked, it is difficult to get off them.
Does the front of your knee hurt? These solutions need no fancy equipment, and will get you back to setting personal records.
Have you ever wanted to learn parkour? Let Al show you the best way to leap into this athletic practice with precision jumping!
A new study explores the athletic traits needed for jump performance.
We all know a good coach makes a huge difference. A new study dives into the specifics of coaching cues.
A new study suggests jumping and fatigue don't mix, and may even increase the risk of injury.
Working to develop explosive leg strength is the most surefire way to increase your jumping ability. Here are three skills derived from parkour that are also great for building explosive leg strength:
You may be jumping on boxes, but are you doing it properly and safely? Let's break down this movement so you can become efficient and more powerful at it.
In the parkour community, broad jumps in which you land upright with minimal impact are known as “precision jumps.”
So your gym owner doesn’t believe in the importance of Olympic lifting or plyo boxes. Don’t worry there are still great ways to build explosiveness using bodyweight and things every gym has available.
A new study looks at the relationship between jumping power and run performance at various distances. Though ability varied between athletes, the relationship of jumping and running was solid.