Plyometrics with Pauline Mitchell | Plyometric Exercises

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Hey everyone, welcome back to my channel! Today, I’m excited to share with you a powerful workout routine focusing on plyometric exercises. Plyometrics is a form of high-intensity training that involves explosive movements to build strength, power, and endurance. In this video, we’ll be going through a series of plyometric exercises that will challenge your muscles and help you reach your fitness goals.

Before we dive into the workout, let me introduce myself. My name is Pauline Mitchell, and I’ve been a certified personal trainer for over 10 years. I have a passion for helping others achieve their fitness goals and live a healthy lifestyle. Plyometrics has been a game-changer for me and my clients, so I’m excited to share this workout with you today.

As we go through the exercises, remember to warm up properly to prevent any injuries. You can start with a light jog or some dynamic stretching to get your muscles ready for the intense workout ahead. Make sure to listen to your body and modify the exercises as needed to suit your fitness level.

Alright, let’s get started with the first exercise: jump squats. This exercise is great for building explosive power in your legs and glutes. Start by standing with your feet hip-width apart, then lower into a squat position. Push through your heels to jump up explosively, then land softly back into the squat position. Repeat for 10-12 reps to feel the burn in your lower body.

Next up, we have burpees. Burpees are a full-body exercise that will get your heart rate up and work multiple muscle groups at once. Start in a standing position, then lower into a squat and place your hands on the ground. Jump your feet back into a plank position, do a push-up, then jump your feet back to the squat position. Finish off by jumping up explosively with your arms raised overhead. Repeat for 10-12 reps for a killer cardio and strength workout.

Moving on to box jumps, another great plyometric exercise for building explosive power in your legs. Find a sturdy box or platform that is about knee-height. Stand in front of the box with your feet hip-width apart, then lower into a squat position. Jump up onto the box using your arms for momentum, then step down and repeat for 10-12 reps. Make sure to land softly to protect your joints and maximize the benefits of the exercise.

Now, let’s work on your core with mountain climbers. Start in a plank position with your hands directly under your shoulders and your body in a straight line. Drive your knees in towards your chest one at a time, alternating legs for a total of 20 reps. This exercise will not only strengthen your core but also improve your agility and coordination.

To target your upper body, let’s do plyometric push-ups. Start in a push-up position with your hands shoulder-width apart and your body in a straight line. Lower into a push-up, then explosively push off the ground so that your hands leave the floor. Land softly back into the push-up position and repeat for 10-12 reps. This exercise will not only challenge your chest and triceps but also improve your power and speed.

For the final exercise, let’s finish strong with tuck jumps. Stand with your feet hip-width apart, then lower into a quarter squat position. Explosively jump up, bringing your knees towards your chest as you jump. Land softly back into the starting position and repeat for 10-12 reps. This exercise will target your lower body muscles while also improving your explosive power and agility.

As we wrap up the workout, remember to cool down and stretch your muscles to prevent any soreness or tightness. Take a few minutes to do some static stretches for your legs, arms, and core to help your muscles recover and improve flexibility. Hydrate well and refuel with a healthy snack to replenish your energy levels after the intense workout.

I hope you enjoyed this plyometric workout routine and found it challenging yet rewarding. Plyometrics is a great way to take your fitness to the next level and push your limits both physically and mentally. If you’re looking to build strength, power, and endurance, incorporate plyometric exercises into your regular workout routine for maximum results.

Thank you for joining me today, and I look forward to seeing you in the next workout video. Remember to subscribe to my channel for more fitness tips, workout routines, and healthy living advice. Stay motivated, stay consistent, and keep pushing yourself to be the best version of you. Until next time, keep moving and stay active!