6 Plyo Exercises That'll Get Your Heart Pumping

August 08, 2019 by Well + Good

If you’re like me, you’re always on the search for new and improved ways to switch up your workout routine. Instead of constantly cycling through one boutique fitness class after the next, it never hurts to teach yourself a few bodyweight movements to turn up the heat wherever you are. That’s where plyometric exercises come into play.

“Plyometrics can definitely spice up your workout,” says certified trainer Kate Ligler, who’s also the Mindbody wellness manager. “These power-packed movements stimulate several muscle groups at the same time, plyos are great for increasing strength, coordination, and agility. Sound like your cup of tea (er, pre-workout fuel)? Ahead you’ll learn how to perfect six plyometric exercises from the comfort of your own home.

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