Released on January 14, 2016
In this weeks episode, Joe answers questions specifically directed towards improving vertical jump performance. Below you will find a list of the topics covered during this show…
00:10:10 – Joe reveals the simple test that will help you troubleshoot the “weak link” in your vertical jump
00:22:20 – Joe’s “skinny calf theory” gets challenged by a listener!
00:31:35 – Volume recommendations for jumps and plyos
00:39:35 – Biggest plyometric training mistakes
00:46:15 – Joe D’s Top 5 dynamic-effort strength exercises for improving the vertical jump
01:01:00 – Joe D’s personal experience using isokinetic machines for power development
01:05:00 – The theory behind static stretching your hip flexors [before testing your vertical jump]… plus a new “pre-jump” stretching recommendation!
01:11:45 – Analyzing your Box Jump performance compared to your Vertical Jump performance
01:17:05 – Is it possible to make significant improvements in vertical jump height or is it mainly genetic?
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Do you have a vertical jump question that didn’t get answered on today’s podcast? If so, you can post your question in the comments section below as well. [If I get enough questions, I’ll do an “Epic Vertical Jump Q&A – Part 2” for you guys 🙂
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