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Author Archives: Kelly Baggett

Everything you wanted to know to increase your Vertical Jump


What are the most essential qualities of a high vertical jumper? Horsepower and movement efficiency. Strength per pound of bodyweight is the horsepower…movement efficiency is how well you can carry out a movement. You put those 2 things together and they determine the height that you jump.  You need to be able to put out a lot of force relative ... Read More »

How to Coax 30lbs Out of Your Bench Press


Are you having trouble putting poundage on your bench press? Let me assure you that you’re not alone. Besides people asking me how they can improve their vertical jump, or get big, or get lean, or get fast, the most common question I get is people asking me what to do about their bench press. Let me ask you this: ... Read More »

Developing Speed and increasing your Vertical Jump


Wanna jump higher? Well so does everyone! In fact the questions I’m asked more then any other are, “What are the best exercises to improve my vertical jump and help me jump higher?” Or, “What are the best exercises to improve my speed?” A lot of people think there’s some secret exercise or movement that will turn them into explosive ... Read More »

Simplifying How to Get Stronger


As a strength coach I am frequently asked if I have any certain strategies for gaining strength for sport that I find superior. To simplify the entire approach let me state that improving strength is really a matter of increasing 3 basic things. These things are: 1. Increased movement efficiency 2. Increased motor unit recruitment 3. Increased muscle size Increased ... Read More »