adjective see plyometrics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plyometric — adjective Of or pertaining to plyometrics …   Wiktionary

  • plyometric — plyo·met·ric …   English syllables

  • plyometric — adjective see plyometrics * * * plyometˈric adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑plyometrics …   Useful english dictionary

  • plyometric exercises — plyometrics …   Medical dictionary

  • Plyometrics — (also known as plyos ) is a type of exercise training designed to produce fast, powerful movements, and improve the functions of the nervous system, generally for the purpose of improving performance in sports. Plyometric exercises may also be… …   Wikipedia

  • Weight training — This article is about strength training using weight (gravity) to generate resistance to contraction. For basic principles on increasing the strength of muscles, see strength training. A complete weight training workout can be performed with a… …   Wikipedia

  • Complex training — Complex training, one of the most advanced forms of sports training, integrates strength training, plyometrics, and sport specific movement. It consists of an intense strength exercise followed by a plyometric exercise. Complex training activates …   Wikipedia

  • Press-up — A press up, also known as a push up, is a common strength training exercise performed in a prone position, lying horizontal and face down, raising and lowering the body using the arms. They develop the pectoral muscles and triceps, with ancillary …   Wikipedia

  • Jumpsoles — are platforms that attach to your shoes. Jumpsoles may help increase your vertical leap and running speed. They work on strengthening your calf muscle and Achilles tendon, by making you stay on your toes while doing Plyometric exercises. Using… …   Wikipedia

  • plyometrics — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: probably irregular from plio + metrics (as in isometrics) Date: 1981 exercise involving repeated rapid stretching and contracting of muscles (as by jumping and rebounding) to increase… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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