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Old 07-09-2009, 07:15 AM   #8
John Devine
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Re: Weighted box jumps and ACL strain

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Originally Posted by John Seiler View Post
+1.

And I hope you mean landing on the box, not on the ground after jumping off the box. That's a really bad idea.
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Originally Posted by David Nittler View Post
Jump up - step down.
I would always drop off the box with both feet and then jump back up. Effectively starting each rep from on top of the box. The point being to get a better stretch response and improve vertical jumping performance. It sounds like that may be incorrect or at least a bad practice. Can someone explain?
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