Highest Vertical Jump Ever Recorded – With Video!

April 6, 2011

Hey guys, So I was watching reruns of past NBA dunk contests with guys who have the highest vertical jump I’ve ever seen when I got a little curious. I wanted to find out who has the highest vertical jump ever recorded. The first place I looked was Guinness Book of World Records. It listed […]

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Training in the Off-Season Vs. During The Season

April 4, 2011

When I played basketball back in high school I used to train all the time. Everyday during the season my friends and I would hit the gym and do our vertical jump workouts to help improve our game. However, one thing we never really paid much attention to was overtraining. This eventually turned into a serious problem […]

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Hurdle Training and Hurdle Technique

April 1, 2011

This post might seem a bit random, but I actually had a commenter ask me recently how he could improve his hurdle technique. I responded with a couple short tips, but then I decided that it would be a good idea for me to make a full post about it since I’m assuming some of you are interested in […]

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How Many Repetitions Should I Do? – Workout Tips

March 30, 2011

Hey guys. I just wanted to take a minute to show you a video where Jacob Hiller (Jump Manual creator) talks about something I’ve mentioned in previous posts. This has to do with repetition ranges and finding the right number of reps to do for each set of your exercises. Performing the correct number of […]

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Standing Broad Jump Technique

January 19, 2011

This standing broad jump article will focus on the technique you’ll need to use to achieve the longest jump possible. I actually have another standing broad jump article with a video that can make things a bit clearer for you if you’re a visual learner (just follow the link). I’ll probably end up adding a […]

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How To Dunk A Basketball – 4 Important Tips And Goals

January 15, 2011

I know that pretty much every one of us has, at some point in our lives, dreamed of dunking a basketball like Michael  Jordan. “His Airness” has always been one of my idols, and since I was a kid I always imagined what it would be like if  I  could float in mid-air like him. […]

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VJR Back Online

September 21, 2010

Well, after a very frustrating couple of days I managed to get all of my sites back online. I apologize to those of you who were trying to access the content on this site. Hopefully I won’t have any problems like that again. Recently, most of my time has been devoted to school and one […]

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Experiencing Major Server Problems

September 11, 2010

Hey guys, If you’ve been to this site in the past 24 hours or so you’ve probably noticed that it has been down. One of my other sites that is hosted on the same account is causing some major problems with overloading my server. I’m currently trying to work with my hosting provider to get […]

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Free Body Transformation And Workout Tracking Software

July 14, 2010

One of my favorite fitness authors, Sean Nalewanyj, contacted me a little while back and offered to give me a fitness tracking program that i could give away to you, my loyal readers! Sean is an expert in fat loss, muscle building, and weight training and he has helped thousands of people achieve their fitness […]

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How To Jump Higher Through Visualization

July 13, 2010

In this post, meditation is the name of the game. Well, I guess it’s not really meditation since it’s more like getting yourself psyched up. Learning how to jump higher through visualization may sound strange, but as the popular phrase goes, “mind over matter”! For those of you who have been involved with sports for […]

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