Plyos To Boost Your Bricks: Introduction To Plyometrics

  • By Steve Godwin
  • Published May 14, 2012
  • Updated Dec 4, 2013 at 9:42 AM UTC

Athletes have long used explosive plyometric exercises to improve sprint speed and agility. Researchers have found these same exercises also improve running mechanics specifically off the bike. Learn what plyometrics are and why to do them (video here), the basics of plyometrics (video above), then incorporate exercises into your weekly training (video here).

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Steve Godwin's Senior Video Producer Steve Godwin fits his training in by chasing elite triathletes around while carrying a camera. With over 15 years in TV, film and video, his specialty is creating original content in the running, triathlon and cycling space. Steve is an Ironman finisher and is looking forward to running his first NYC Marathon in 2015. Follow Steve on Instagram and Twitter @sgodwinfilms.

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