Ep 116: The Trap Bar Jump: The Best Power Development Exercise of All Time?? - Rebel Performance Radio

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3rd Apr 2022

Ep 116: The Trap Bar Jump: The Best Power Development Exercise of All Time??

Here at Rebel, becoming more powerful is an outcome the majority of our athletes are chasing. This is why I wanted to bring on Rebel Coach Keiran Halton to sit down and discuss what may be the best power development exercise of all time, the trap bar jump. 

Our discussion is centered around where the trap bar jump best fits in your program, what an appropriate weight selection would be for your goals, how many sets and reps you should be doing, and how often it should be incorporated in a training week. Listen in for a quick step-by-step guide on how to apply the trap bar jump effectively in your training program.

What You’ll Learn in this Episode: 

  •  [04:22] Knowing what things in the weight room correlate to on-mound velocity
  • [05:47] Using the trap bar jump as a power exercise primer
  • [07:10] How often a trap bar jump should be programmed in a training week
  • [09:18] Transitioning the trap bar jump from single reps to continuous reps 
  • [13:10] Why repeatability isn’t a huge focus when it comes to trap bar jumps
  • [16:40] Protocol to follow for a loading perspective

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Rebel Performance Radio is a podcast for educated meatheads trying to suck less as athletes, coaches, and humans. Each week we light your brain on fire with some of the top coaches, athletes, scientists, dudes, and gals on the planet to help you suck less as a strength coach, athlete, and human. We talk all things training, nutrition, movement, and lifestyle with a healthy amount of banter, movie quotes, and predator handshakes sprinkled on top. New episodes air every Monday morning. Why not start your week with us?