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Plyos To Boost Your Bricks: What Are Plyometrics?

  • By Jené Shaw
  • Published May 13, 2012
  • Updated Nov 1, 2013 at 2:24 PM 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 above), the basics of plyometrics (video here), then incorporate exercises into your weekly training (video here).

Check out the complete “Plyos To Boost Your Bricks” series.

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Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw

Jené Shaw is a senior editor at Triathlete magazine, a three-time Ironman finisher and a USAT Level 1 certified coach

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