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4 Common Mistakes Athletes Make When Training Vertical Jump


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Strength and speed are the key elements in achieving a great jump which is a crucial aspect to jump higher for basketball or any sport.

You need to engage in intense training for you to be able to get the vertical jump that you desire.

Challenge = Progress.

There are many athletes who believe that plyometric workouts will cause them to decrease or slow their vertical jump, which is not true.

There are all sorts of myths out there, especially about lifting heavy weights.

Most of people tend to think that with pure strength workouts, they will be able to increase their vertical jump but that just isn't true.

Strength training is only one of the ways to enhance vertical jump.

But plyometrics must be incorporated for people to increase their vertical jump quickly.

However, there are some zealous athletes that overdo it and make a number of mistakes...

...which can cost them their health and possible results when it comes to their training.

Here are some of the common mistakes that you should try to avoid when training your jumping ability:

1.) Too Much Lifting/Overtraining

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Overtraining is a common issue while training vertical jump...
When one is eager to increase their jumping abilities, they tend to be too excited and can end up overtraining.

Most of the younger athletes come into the scene with too much energy, and they have the ability to push very heavy weights.

When they train they go 100% and that is fine...

...However, they do not realize that this is affecting their vertical jump in a negative manner over time.

When you lift too much weight too often, you will reduce the ability of the muscles to generate tension when you hit the ground.

This does not help your vertical jump in the long term and will be merely inhibit your ability to jump higher over time.

Heavy weightlifting may also inhibit the ability of a person to respond to explosive plyometrics.

This is why sufficient rest is needed to restore your central nervous system's (CNS) to replenish your leg's reactivity.

What Counts as too much weight lifting?

There is no standard answer to this since everyone has their own capacity and abilities.

However, you should start with the basics and not overdo it.

The Jump Manual which I review here regulates proper sets and reps very well to avoid overtraining.

You can learn the right sets and reps that you need to do when you are training for vertical jump just by empirical experience.

From experience training more than 3-4 days a week for jumping higher was my limit before I began to plateau and needed rest.

The more you workout, the more you'll know your body's limits and when and how long to rest for you to get back to 100%

The objective is to develop the strength that is required to boost your vertical jump along with the reactivity needed to get off the ground fast.

Both are equally important...

...therefore a good training program is one that will enhance on strength AND reactivity thereby increase your speed and performance: the vertical jump increase will follow.

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