This type of training refers to everything that falls into normal jumping exercises, hopping, bounding, etc. For the upper body we can also include medicine ball throws in that category.
1. Plyometric work has a training effect on the nervous system, on the muscle reflexes and on the muscles/tendons themselves.
2. For us who are interested primarily in gaining muscle mass, the main advantage of plyometric work is the increase in HTMUs activation it can lead to.
3. Low-intensity plyometric work can be performed for long periods of time while the high-intensity versions should be limited to blocks of 2-4 weeks at a time.
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