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plyometrics
 n.— «He set up the entire workout for the football team before the summer, introducing the players to plyometrics, a weight-training concept he learned from the Soviets that emphasizes muscle speed and quickness.» —“It’s All New Under Maryland Sun” by Michael Wilbon Washington Post Aug. 14, 1982. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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