For those of us involved in any kind of performance training explosive power has to be at the forefront of everything we do. The ability to produce force quickly is essential to victory. This is why the vertical jump is so revered as a test for force production. To go from a standstill to leaping as high as possible shows a great ability to produce force quickly. In sprint terms this is a fast start; in grappling it is shooting for a takedown, and in lifting it is the start of the clean and the snatch.
But how should everyday athletes over 30 train for explosive power? That’s what we dive into this week.
[01:51] Crossfit Games & Explosive Power
[03:50] The Mastery of Olympic Lifts
[09:43] The Right Exercise
[14:30] What Do You Need To Have This Power
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