Plyometric Push-Ups For Power and More:
- Adding a plyometric element to push-ups helps you build power and speed.
- They will help you prepare for certain Spartan obstacles.
- You can mix these in with a slate of different styles of push-ups to optimize your training.
Why Plyometric Push-ups?
Push-ups can be as easy or as hard as you want them to be. They can be done anywhere, by anyone, regardless of fitness level. Plyometric push-ups have additional dimensions.
Push-ups are known more as a sheer strength builder. But they can easily be adapted into an exercise that helps you develop power, coordination and activates more fast-twitch muscle fiber.
When building sheer, explosive power, more dynamic push-ups are an essential element to include in your Spartan toolbox of push-up variations.
Here are some similar exercises that are frequently featured in the Spartan Workout of the Day:
Pointers for Plyometric Push-ups
Plyometric push-ups will prepare you for the following Spartan obstacles:
- Barbed Wire Crawl
- Tire Flip