Which exercise is best to improve explosive power? Before diving into the details, let’s quickly review a basic physics lesson.

Power is the rate at which work is done.

Simply stated, when lifting a given weight (eg 100kg or 220lb) faster, you are exerting more power. When you accelerate on a bike from a standstill to 40mph within a shorter distance, you are exerting more power. Sports like track sprinting and Olympic weightlifting are primarily tests of explosive power. The more power you generate, the more explosive you are. …

Kenneth Lo

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