There are a number of exercises you can do in order to attain good health and ultimate fitness. Weight training, cardio, dances of various types, spinning, etc. are some options available to you. Plyometrics is one such option. In this blog, Rubina Ratnakar tells you all about plyometrics.

Plyometrics is also known as jumping exercise. They are mostly used by athletes and high jumpers to achieve their goals in an easier way. This type of training can also be used by normal people in their workout.

These types of exercises make your body respond quickly and improve the flexibility of your muscles. The intensity of this kind of workout can be modified according to your body. They are all about running fast, high jumping, and changing directions swiftly.

These exercises are beneficial for your legs and glutes. Plyometrics will improve your flexibility and boost your muscle power as well.

Beginners should not get into this kind of workout directly as it requires technique and skill. Choose some other kind of workout, get familiar with it, and then indulge plyometrics in your workout.

You do not need any specific equipment for this workout, you’ll just need something to jump over. You can do these exercises at home too. Make sure you use an exercise mat so that it makes the landing-place softer for you.

Plyometrics is a form of high-energy workout that may not be suitable for everyone. Any heart problem, diabetes, arthritis, or pregnancy are some conditions in which you need to avoid such kinds of workout. Some plyometric exercises are squat jumps, tuck jump, lateral jump, power skipping, box jump, broad jump, straddle jump, plyometrics pushup, and lunge jump.
Make sure you learn the right techniques before you start doing plyometrics.

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