Kangaroos Can Jump 30 Feet High
Welcome to quot;DiscoveryWorld Safari.quot; On today's episode,the kangaroo. Kangaroos live inEastern Australia in small groups calledtroops or herds. However, Australiansknow them better as mobs. Kangaroos are classifiedas marsupials.
And are in fact the largestof all the marsupial species, standing over 6 feet tall. They are primarily herbivores,with large, powerful hind legs. Their legs can leap toabout 30 feet at the time and travel as fastas 30 miles per hour. Perhaps their mostfamous characteristic is their pouch, whichIS A fold of skin that can hold theirnewborns, known as joeys.
Joeys stay in thepouch for 10 months before they leaving,though they do venture out as young as fourmonths old to graze on grass beforereturning to the pouch. Please subscribe to thechannel and share this episode with your friends. Tell us in thecomment section what you'd like to see onquot;Discovery World Safari.quot;
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Are Your Calves Important For Your Vertical
I always get asked quot;how are the calves important in how high you jumpéquot;. People always ask me, quot;how important are the calveséquot; Oh, the calves are important. Oh, they aren't I want to cut passed that question and ask thequestion that people aren't asking that is very important. Yes I will tell you right off the bat, calves are important, but what people aren't asking is how important are the tendonsé You see the achilles tendon, which is this tendon right here, is extremely potent. Because tendons, you see are more explosive than muscles. Tendons can propel you into the air with greater velocity than muscle. Muscle relies oncontracting to be powerful. A tendon relies on it's elasticity. But the thing about a tendon is that
when it stretches there's a great amountof potential energy in that stretch. So the faster you can stretch that tender andreleases it, the more powerful you're going to be able to propel yourself into the airusing your tendons. There's also this technique to this. Furthermore there areexercises you can do to increase 1. the elastic properties of the tendon. That means you can make your tendon stronger, more explosive, more elastic, and you can alsotrain your central nervous system which is the brain machine that actually fires your muscles. you can train that to use your tendons more powerfully. I go over theseexercises in a
workbook called Power Bouncing. And you can grab that workbook for free today either below or on the side here and it will go over how to use your tendons how also to use your calves more in your jump, and how to maximize your calves and your tendons with one simple exercise. So you guys can grab it here you have questions are welcome to submit those to our help desk. We are giving this away for free today this workbook and just keep letting me know what other questions you have and I will talk to you very soon.