Category Archives for Performance

What is the Average Vertical Jump?

  • March 13, 2016 /
  • By Tom

With there being so many variables, it is a challenge to determine what the average vertical jump height is.There are major outliers in each direction – ​people who can’t jump over a garden hose on one end, and athletes with the highest vertical jumps ever that can be well over 40 inches on the other end. While […]

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The Highest Vertical Jump Ever

  • March 10, 2016 /
  • By Tom

There is no official event to determine the highest vertical jump ever recorded, but there are several events, mostly pro sports combines, that test jumping ability each year. This gives us quite a bit of data and shows us that the officially verifiable highest vertical jump ever​ is 46″, by Gerald Sensabaugh and Jameson Konz. There are […]

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5 Summer Runs You May Want to Compete In

Summer is here and with it even many casual fitness fans are interested in getting outside and being active. Entering a race to run competitively can give you a goal to shoot for this summer and help the miles go by a little easier, as you will have something to train for. There is a […]

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3 Ways to Get Your New Year’s Resolutions Back on Track

  • February 1, 2015 /
  • By Tom

January has quickly crept into February and you are no closer to reaching your New Year’s Resolutions than you were last year. Does this sound familiar to you? Did you have diet or weight loss goals that you just aren’t following through on? It is very easy to get off track when you are trying […]

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3 Tips for Setting New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year everyone! I could talk to you about how silly New Year’s Resolutions can be (why is the 1st of the year better than any other day?), but I know you will set them anyway, so I thought I would offer some helpful tips. This doesn’t mean I believe New Year’s Resolutions are bad. […]

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