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plyometrics

/ˌplaɪəʊˈmɛtrɪks/
plural noun
1.
(functioning as sing) a system of exercise in which the muscles are repeatedly stretched and suddenly contracted
Derived Forms
plyometric, adjective
Word Origin
C20: from Greek plio more + metric
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noun

a type of exercise using explosive movements to develop muscular power, esp. bounding, hopping, and jumping

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