BJ Penn Workout – Plyometrics
You want to be fast? You want to be athletic? You want more coordination? You want to jump higher and hit harder? You need plyometrics. Many mixed martial artists use plyometrics to help make them better fighters in the cage. Here is a short clip of BJ Penn doing a plyometric workout. Use some of these techniques to take your physical fitness to the next level.
Here is Wikipedia’s Definition of Plyometrics
“Plyometrics is a type of exercise training designed to produce fast, powerful movements, and improve the functions of the nervous system, generally for the purpose of improving performance in a specific sport. Plyometric movements, in which a muscle is loaded and then contracted in rapid sequence, use the strength, elasticity and innervation of muscle and as it was supposed to be surrounding tissues to jump higher, run faster, throw farther, or hit harder, depending on the desired training goal. Plyometrics is used to increase the speed or force of muscular contractions, often with the goal of increasing the height of a jump or the speed of a punch or throw.”