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Why Should Endurance Athletes Care About Plyometrics?

Why Should Endurance Athletes Care About Plyometrics?

It's well known that plyometric exercises—fast, explosive movements that involve jumping, sprinting, and quick direction changes—can improve skills like speed, vertical jump, and muscle power. Walk into any CrossFit box or high-intensity interval fitness class and you're bound to see athletes doing “plyos.” But endurance athletes, whose efforts might be described more as a long, slow burn, will get a huge benefit from doing them, too.

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