Renstrøm Box Take-Off


This is a simple variation of a box jump. The aim is too jump on to the box sideways landing in a high or long jump take-off position. This must be done by driving the take-off leg down onto the box making contact at the same time the knee and hip become fully extended. This is not a jump to ‘step-up’ on the box. The arms and free knee must drive up very fast to ‘snap’ into the take-off position on top of the box. This exercise is also good for take-off stability in the ankle joint. This exercise can be used as plyomectric drill between weightlifting sets e.g. squats.

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As a professional for over 15 years with a strong academic background, Simon has developed dynamic style of personal training. Effective, functional training routines, tailored towards your personal health and fitness goals are what he loves to work towards. This style of training is based around a wealth of experience that includes, working with numerous World and Olympic athletes, developing Norwegian sport champions, preventing heart problems and other diseases through exercise as a medicine, as well as countless private clients. www.sihunt.wordpress,com www.youtube.com/user/SiHunt As professional athlete and personal trainer, i have over 24 years experience in athletics where my expertise lie in the jump events and sprints. I also have knowledge of basketball and gymnastics. I have 15 years experience working as personal trainer 6 of which as an exercise physiologist training heart patients, ranging from angina to transplant, as well as many other specialised conditions i.e. diabetics etc.
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