How do I make a plyometric box?

The wooden 3-in-1 plyo box plans that we will follow allows you to build your plyo box from a single 48 x 96-inch sheet of three quarter inch plywood. Any grade of plywood will work.

The wooden 3-in-1 plyo box plans that we will follow allows you to build your plyo box from a single 48 x 96-inch sheet of three quarter inch plywood. Any grade of plywood will work.

Furthermore, what is a PLYO box used for? Plyo boxes are boxes used as platforms for plyometric exercise, such as box jumps or depth jumps. Commercial versions come in a variety of heights for different ability levels.

Then, what can I use instead of a PLYO box?

Plyo box substitution: A bench, some stairs, a couch, etc. Do it: Elevated push ups can be done on just about any raised surface—use your couch, a chair, a bench… the list is endless. The higher the surface, the harder these will be.

How do you build a 3 in 1 plyometric box?

  1. Step 1: Measure Your Cuts. This box will end up being 28″ x 24″ x 20″.
  2. Step 2: Cut Your Pieces.
  3. Step 3: Do a Preliminary Assembly to Check For Evenness. Before you glue and screw your pieces together, Jerred recommends doing a preliminary assembly to see if everything lines up correctly.
  4. Step 4: Glue and Screw.

How do you do a box jump?

Prepare to jump Stand in an athletic position, with your feet shoulder-width apart, at a comfortable distance from the box. To initiate the movement, bend your knees and push your hips back while swinging your arms behind you. Push your feet off the floor explosively to propel yourself onto the box.

How do you jump higher?

How To Jump Stand with your feet directly under your hips. Quickly dip your hips and knees, throwing your arms behind you to gather momentum. Jump as high as you can while flinging your arms forward and overhead. Stand on a plyo box that is 10–30 inches high (start with a lower one if you’re brand new to depth jumps).

What size PLYO box should I get?

What Size Plyo Box Should I Get? 12″x14″x16″ Plyo Box. The 12″x14″x16″ plyo box is generally the smallest of the 3 in 1 plyo box sizes. This box is a good starter. 18″x20″x24″ Plyo Box. The 18″x20″x24″ is a very versatile box. 20″x24″x30″ Plyo Box. The 20″x24″x30″ Plyo Box is a great plyo box for increasing athletic performance.

How high is a Crossfit box jump?

The basic concept of a box jump is simple: Get from the ground to the top of the box. You’ll encounter them in many workouts, including a Tabata scheme and (one of our favorites) “Last Ascent,” and in a variety of heights, from 20 inches to 30 inches.

How do you build a plywood box?

Cutting out the 1/8 inch plywood top. Using the table saw rip down the plywood so it is abut 1/4 larger then the size of your box. To make a square out the wood, use the chop saw to cut width. Add a wood glue to the top of the box make sure that the glue is an even over the surface.