High Powered Plyometrics
Improve strength, power, speed, and more! No matter what sport you play or level you compete, High-Powered Plyometrics will take your performance to the next level.
Benefits to Functional Fitness Athletes:
High-Powered Plyometrics is a systematic guide to explosive power training for athletes, coaches, and strength and conditioning experts.
Exploring the principles of high-intensity plyometric training, power assessments, and development of long and short-term conditioning programs, this hands-on guide covers it all.
- detailed photo sequences
- step-by-step instruction
- intensity guidelines to ensure correct technique for 79 exercises that increase power in the core and upper and lower body.
Incorporate exercises into an existing program, or personalise one of the ready-to-use programs for 21 sports, including football, basketball, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling. You’ll also learn to track progress and adjust your programming to maintain your results.
Go beyond basic conditioning and develop the explosive power that will give you an edge on the competition.
About The Authors:
Jim Radcliffe is one of the most overlooked elements in the success of Oregon’s student-athletes. Now in his third decade as the school’s head strength and conditioning coach, he not only plays a significant role in the Ducks football program as the designer of the year-round conditioning calendar, but he also has been quick to aid in the athletic development of athletes in all sports in his work with Olympians and World Championship medalists.
Radcliffe has guided football, basketball, track and field, baseball, and volleyball athletes during much of his career. He furnishes the student-athletes with a variety of exercise through weight training and lifting systems and is a noted authority on exercises dealing with the improvement of speed and quickness.
Bob Farentinos is a fitness professional and lifelong athlete. He has competed in weightlifting, cross-country skiing, and rowing and has won national titles and masters championships in all three sports. Farentinos earned his PhD in biology from the University of Colorado and spent many years as a professor and researcher at various universities, including Colorado, Michigan, Ohio State, and Johns Hopkins.