So you want to jump higher –congratulations! Looking to dunk over thecompetition, blow by the defenders and own theair above the rim? You are well on your way bytaking the most important first steps alreadytaken by thousands of athletes to improve their athletic performance. As you have mostcertainly already noticed, your ability to jump iscentral to your success in your athletic career. Athletic Advantage The Complete VerticalJump Program will provide you with all the toolsyou will need to dramatically increase your legstrength, speed and vertical leap over thecoming weeks. You can expect this program toenhance your athleticism in the followingaspects:
Increase your vertical 8” to 14”
Increase your first step quickness
Increase muscular endurance
Increase muscle fiber recruitment
Decrease your 40yd dash time by0.2 to 0.4s. Athletic Advantage The Complete VerticalJump Program is a very powerful tool with allthe resources you will need except one.Commitment. Even the best program will doyou no good if you don’t stick with it. Imagine if Michael Jordan decided to just quit when hishigh school basketball coach cut him from theteam. Because he was committed he pulledthrough and became one of the biggestlegends of the NBA. In order for you to obtainall the gains this program has to offer you mustbe committed to following each part of thisprogram to the letter.No one part of this program is moreimportant than any other. Each part has aspecial aspect to offer that none of the othersdo. This program incorporates power weighttraining, dynamic weight training, plyometrictraining, nutrition and positive mentality.Without power weight training you will not havethe strength base for any of the other stages of this program. Dynamic weight trainingincorporates speed with strength to break thepower plateau reached in power weighttraining. Some very strong athletes do notpossess the power to dunk a basketball or sprint a fast 40 yard dash. This is becausemost athletic movements require a time factor much smaller than the time it takes tomaximally contract a muscle. This is whereplyometrics come in! Plyometric trainingprovides the environment for eccentriccontraction which has been proven to buildmuscle and power faster than any other contraction. Nutrition is the glue that holds it alltogether. Your body is a hormonalrollercoaster. No, this is not the ‘sex talk’, I’mtalking about the hormones responsible for themuscle growth and body chemistry needed byevery athlete. Without proper nutrition, you willnot achieve maximal strength gains and the riskof injury is greatly increased especially duringplyometric training.Before we go directly into Athletic Advantage The Complete Vertical JumpProgram, we will quickly visit other programsand see why this program has so much more tooffer than most programs out there. Also wewill work through a detailed description of whathappens behind the scenes when you jumpfollowed by a technical look at muscle varietyand how it affects your vertical jumpingpotential.
WHAT’S IN A PROGRAM
KEY IDEAS: Most programs fall short of their promises for one of the followingreasons: They over train causing injury.They lack variety to properly change uptraining to avoid workout adaptation. Theydo not allow proper rest periods leading to injury. Thisprogram incorporates 5 main parts including power weighttraining, dynamic weight training, plyometric training,nutrition and positive mentality.
Why this program? You may be askingwhat makes this program different from everyother program out there. To answer thisquestion, let’s first start by taking a look at whatother programs have to offer and why theycannot necessarily be as good as promised.Most programs out there offer a single phaseprogram with only one means to train your muscles. These programs generally have you jumping ropes or running stairs until you cannotmove anymore or until you over train. Theseprograms tend to produce a dramatic increasein your vertical over the first few weeks butplateau quickly or produce over training andinjury. This is because doing 500 repetitions of 6 to 10 different exercises 5 days a week