plyometrics

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plyometrics (ˌplaɪəʊˈmɛtrɪks)
 
pl n
(functioning as singular) a system of exercise in which the muscles are repeatedly stretched and suddenly contracted
 
[C20: from Greek plio more + metric]
 
plyo'metric
 
adj

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Main Entry:  plyometrics
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of exercise using explosive movements to develop muscular power, esp. bounding, hopping, and jumping
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