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Yes, they will help you jump higher and make you more explosive overall, but make sure you don't put on ones that are too heavy. One's that are too heavy can really mess up your knees. I would recommend using 2 lb weights and run around or play Basketball with then on. Something that would be even better would be a weight vest. The vest distributes the weight more evenly through the body and would allow you to put 30 lbs or so on more safely than wearing ankle weights. This is coming from someone who played football in college and tried a lot of that stuff growing up as well as graduated with a degree in physical education. I am not an expert, but I have some bearing and background in this subject

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your vertical jump takes a lot of time. You have to have good strength, flexibility, speed, and genetics to have a good vertical leap. You can build strength by doing basic excercises such as squats,lunges,calf raises, or leg extensions(you need a machine to do these) Once you build up your strength, start working on your speed. Do plyometrics to increase your speed. Pylometric excersises help to build expolision in your jump, which gets you higher in the air. Any type of excercise is very demanding on your body, so make sure you don't push yourself too hard, or you will get injurred. Take it easy and build yourself up to harder excercises. Make sure you eat plenty of protein and vitamins. Also, you HAVE TO STRETCH before and after you excercise. You are severely damaging your muscules if you don't stretch. Stretching builds elasticity in your muscles, and this helps increase your vertical. You can go to YouTube and look at different excersises you can do to help your jump. Pace yourself and don't get discouraged.

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How can you increase your vertical leap by ten inches?

if available, use a vertimax. if not, build up glutes, calves, and thigh muscles. jump with ankle weights or a weight vest.


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