Category Archives for Performance

What Does the Vertical Jump Test Measure?

Whether you are an athlete or sports fan, you have probably heard of the vertical jump. It is a combine drill at scouting combines, such as the ones put on by the NFL and NBA. So, exactly what does the vertical jump test measure? There are a couple different ways to look at this. There […]

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What is a Mud Run?

If you love running, but are sick of the road or your treadmill, then obstacle racing, and mud runs in particular, may be just the change-of-pace you are looking for. Unconventional races, such as obstacle races, have exploded in recent years. Mud runs are a relatively new form of obstacle racing, although they don’t necessarily […]

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