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Plyos Without a 1.5 Bodyweight Squat


#1

my question is that is it okay if i do plyos if i can't squat 1.5x my bodyweight. i have been training for about a week now. i lift 3 days a week and sprint 3 days a week. i do plyos once a week. i do box jumps, squat jumps, and bounding.

i read online that most people start doing plyos when they can squat around 1.5x their bodyweight. i don't want to hurt myself. should i stop doing plyos until i reach a 1.5x bodyweight squat.


#2

[quote]libanbolt wrote:
my question is that is it okay if i do plyos if i can’t squat 1.5x my bodyweight. i have been training for about a week now. i lift 3 days a week and sprint 3 days a week. i do plyos once a week. i do box jumps, squat jumps, and bounding.

i read online that most people start doing plyos when they can squat around 1.5x their bodyweight. i don’t want to hurt myself. should i stop doing plyos until i reach a 1.5x bodyweight squat.[/quote]
Training for about a week?


#3

i just started training again last week, by the end of this week it should be my second week


#4

Do little kids have to have a 1.5xBW squat before they start jumping around and playing? The human body was meant to move and jump like that- I think that unless you’re morbidly obese, there’s nothing wrong with throwing some plyos into a workout.

But if you’ve only been working out a week, I think you should be more focused on the basics than plyos and the like.


#5

Kid, get your shit together and listen to the advice you’ve been given already instead of making yet another thread asking basically the same thing.


#6

[quote]WhiteFlash wrote:
Kid, get your shit together and listen to the advice you’ve been given already instead of making yet another thread asking basically the same thing. [/quote]
You got to love this kid though.

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