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Enhance Your Vertical Jump

High Jump Training Programs | To improve your performance for a sports event you require a lot of focused hard work, which should be done by doing exercises, enhancing your vertical jump is no exception.

Before starting the high jump training you should always do some warm up exercises, this is absolutely important as starting immediately with strenuous exercise would increase your chance of getting injured. Follow this with the stretching exercises. Now start with doing squats with some weight. This is the easiest and effective way to build your quad muscles in both the volume and strength.

 

Slightly increase the number of repetitions. Jumping rope is also effective in giving strength and power to the legs. The high jump also improves by strengthening your calf muscles. Raising your toes up and down for 50-100 times help enhances your calve muscles. Doing it slowly would make it more effective. Like every other muscle leg muscles also require rest for growing so take this exercise on alternate days. You can also do light exercises despite of giving complete rest.

The best recommended exercise for improving the jump is the plyometric exercise that is, jump as much as you can then when you land, rest the muscles in the bent position and then jump again, and repeat this as much as you can. Read more on how to do all the above exercise with consistency and you would definitely achieve your set target.

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