In sports, your success depends on your ability to jump and if you want to improve your potential in your sport then you have to improve your vertical jumping workouts. Whether you play football, basketball, volleyball or in track there are always best ways to improve your vertical jumping to maximize your performance. One of the ways to improve is to try and built your strength of your leg muscles so you can add more force to your jump. Improve the strength of quads, hamstrings, and calf and the strength of your entire body. Whenever engaged in strength training always ensure that you take necessary precautions.
You have to try and stick to the desired number of repetition. In case you work out more than the desired number then it could prove to be dangerous. You just never want to end up being injured when improving your vertical jump. You can try performing squat exercises along with calf raising exercises to improve your jump. There are also a number of professionals who chose to hold weight when performing these to gain better results. Besides building strength it is important that you perform a number of stretching exercises to increase the flexibility of your body. You have to make your calf, Achilles and hamstrings more flexible for vertical jump. Developing flexibility also protects your body from being injured when jumping vertical and adds more force to your jump. You can also try to build strength and speed by plyometrics.