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People talk about working their "Core Muscles" all the time, but what is the core and how do you work the core effectively. This post will cover core training techniques and summarize how to progress your core work program so that you can make the gains in stability, strength and power that you desire.

Plyometrics, or Reactive Neuromuscular Training, is a popular addition to any workout. By including quick powerful movements involving eccentric contractions immediately followed by an explosive concentric contraction one can enhance neuromuscular efficiency, rate of force production and reduce neuromuscular excitability of the central nervous system. Whether you are a Crossfit superstar, or just a fitness enthusiast, plyometrics can be a good addition to your workout.

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