Best Exercsies To Do On A Plyometric Box For Health And Performance

When we look at performance. The key component is power. Which is broken down into two categories.Strength speed and speed strength. The many ones that carry over to performance are speed strength. Which is all about covering as much ground as quickly as possible. The types of exercise to develop this type of performance is plyometrics. One of the main tools that are used for plyometrics is a plyometric box. On this site, we have two other pages linked with plyometrics. One of on the different types of plyometric boxes and the other is on how to make your own plyo box for a home gym.

On this page, we have added a few exercises which you can do on your plyometric box to help with improving your body’s performance.

Depth Jumps of a Plyometric Box

Movement Patterns: Squat
Equipment Used: plyometric box

Instructions:

  • Standing in front of a box with good posture.
  • Drawing your belly button in towards your spine
  • Push from midfoot to big toe

Twisting Box Jump Plyometric Box

Movement Patterns: Squat
Equipment Used:plyometric box
Muscle Groups: Quadriceps

Instructions:

  • Standing on a box with good posture.
  • Drawing your belly button in towards your spine

Lateral Box Jump Plyometric Box

Movement Patterns: Squat
Equipment Used:plyometric box
Muscle Groups: Quadriceps

Instructions:

  • Standing on a box with good posture.
  • Drawing your belly button in towards your spine drop from the box landing on the balls of your feet and immediately jump high reaching your arms overhead.

A few Rules using Plyometrics and a plyometric box

Managed Breaks

Rest is important when doing plyometrics or using a plyo box. Taking 1-minute rest between sets is a good starting point. Allow your muscles to fully recover. gasping for air doesn’t mean you’re not working hard.

Be Strict About Technique

Keep your form clean and precise during every set of every plyometric exercise. Proper form ensures you’ll get the most out
of each movement and decreases your risk of injury. Quality is always better than quantity.

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