Lateral Explosion: A New Way to Increase Velocity
May 7, 2013
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Previous research has shown a number of ways to increase velocity:


1) Increasing Hip Flexibility:

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2) Elastic Tubing Exercises:

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3) Medicine Ball Exercises:

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Offseason 20Conditioning 20Part 202 20The 20Exercises 20Med 20Ball 20Exercises


Now a new study:

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suggests that improving lateral movement explosion may lead to increased velocity as it mimics the stride:

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You can click here to view a demonstration of the Lateral Bound Jump, gratefully provided by Core Performance:

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