Whether you are running around playing tag with your kids or playing a sport, there is one massive difference
Somehow we don’t don’t do “vertical jump programs” specifically at Synergy, and we still have a lot of high fliers (30+ in verts).
Vertical and box jumps get all the press, but athletes need to express explosive power in all planes of motion.
Many people perform this effective leg exercise by jumping straight up and landing in one plane of movement. By adding a slight lateral movement the exercise is advanced.
Basketball includes both anaerobic and aerobic capacities and is often a more physical game that most people understand. There is typically contact with another player each time down the court.