Plyometrics have become an increasingly popular training option in recent years. It’s hard to find gym that doesn’t have a few boxes for people to jump on top of.
While it may look like a way to have fun in the gym, plyometrics are serious exercises, based on a fair amount of science with a very specific goal: to improve your power.
Despite what it may look like, there’s more to plyometrics than just jumping up, down, and around the gym. True plyometric exercises have some very specific requirements. And you’ll need to be more mindful of rest and recovery in order to get the best benefits.
Plyometrics, performed correctly, could significantly increase your power output. More importantly, plyometrics could be the key to improving your boxing footwork.
Read on to find out more about how it works, how it affects your boxing footwork, and some key exercises you’ll want to incorporate into your training. Continue reading “Boxing Drills: Plyometrics for Boxing Footwork”