These high-energy plyo exercises are amazing cardio.
Don’t be intimidated by the name: Plyometrics is a fancy word for jump training. It’s one of the most intense workout styles, thanks to the explosive and demanding nature of jumping. If you’re ready to take your high-intensity interval training to another level, plyometrics is the workout for you.
This should go without saying, but if you are experiencing joint problems, you will want to opt for a more low-impact workout, like this strength-training workout that takes place entirely on the floor. If this sounds like you, don’t start a plyometrics routine without getting advice from your doctor or a trainer.
In this 12-minute plyometrics workout, certified trainer Holly Rilinger leads you through 30 seconds of plyos (explosive jump movement), followed by 30 seconds of core movement.
This high-intensity workout includes the following exercises:
For more plyometrics, try this 8-minute advanced plyometrics workout to increase speed and strength.