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It is interesting to know what some acronyms mean such as: W.O.D which stands for workout of the day. This usually consists of one basic builder exercise with emphasis on strength. The other three exercises include strength, agility, plyometrics and or power.

According to the National Strength Conditioning Association  commission,  plyometric training increases production of muscular power, prepares athletes for the deceleration-acceleration and change-of-direction required in most sports. Since this improves conditioning in athletes non athletes can benefit as well. Since plyometric training can be very strenuous personal trainers must take a needs analysis to evaluate a clients current abilities such as client’s age, training experience and current level of  fitness and injury history in order to implement this method of training.

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