DIY Plyo Box: Build Two for $40

Plyo boxes are a fantastic tool to improve your vertical jump by building explosive power and strength in your legs. If you workout at a CrossFit gym, the plyo boxes are typically narrower at the top and have a wider base, and this helps you to avoid scraping your shins along the top edge. This …

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Jake Kaminski Olympic Archery

Leaving the archer’s bow, an arrow travels at over 200 feet per second and seeks a circular bull’s eye the size of a compact disc 70 meters away.  To say that there isn’t much room for error in Olympic Archery is a gross understatement. And as you construct a mental image of a target 70 …

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Amanda Carr BMX Rider

21 year old Amanda Carr is without a doubt a gifted athlete.  During high school she earned an incredible 17 varsity letters in sports such as golf, track and field, weight lifting and soccer, all while maintaining a 3.84 GPA.  But at this point in her life Amanda has narrowed her focus and is dedicated …

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Brianna Glenn: Ready for Takeoff

As I contemplate my own goals for athletic achievement, it is difficult for me to imagine what it must be like to pursue an Olympic dream. Olympic athletes make enormous sacrifices (physical, financial, social, and emotional) all with the hope of representing their country and competing against talent that has taken a similar path. Brianna Glenn …

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