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    Wannabebig New Member
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    How often should you do plyos? I do squat jumps, power lunges, burpees, box jumps, jump rope, etc in my works and used to put them in 3x/week but I think that might be too much pounding on my knees. Maybe 2x/week is enough?

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    It's going to depend. What sport are you training for? Are you a beginner or an advanced athlete? What does the rest of your week look like? Are you lifting weights, running, doing sprints, do you have practices/games for your sport?

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    how many total jumps or touches are you logging per workout?

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    Is there any place on the web that has a good plyo workout? Most things I seem to find are "buy this book" kinda sites.
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    BG5150: I'm not aware of any decent, free plyo workouts, but the Vertical Jump Bible is $40~ and worth every penny. It has everything you'll need to know in it, and then some. There are at least a couple other members here that'll recommend it to you (teenathlete3030 for sure, he helped me out a lot with it).

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