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High jump gear
Best high jump spikes for high jumpers.
Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. To successfully jump the highest jump that you can in the high jump, you need to have footwear that will allow you to control your speed and friction during your high jump approach. In theory, it is possible to jump without spikes and to jump either barefoot or with […]
Can compression socks help you with your high jump performance?
Should you wear compression socks while doing the high jump? This one is an interesting topic because there have been many high jumpers over the years that have been known for wearing high socks when jumping. For some, it may seem like the athletes are expressing a fashion statement. But for others, there are health benefits that can […]
Will high jump orthotics help me jump higher?
The main thing that will make you jump higher is your speed, strength and explosive power that will give you a mighty vertical leap. Investing in items such as orthotics will help you improve the 20% of your high jumping performance, which is what you need to start considering seriously once you have started to […]
Can you wear two different shoes when doing the high jump?
When I used to do the high jump, I was known for wearing two different shoes. I would wear a normal all-round running spike on my non-jumping foot and I would wear a high jump spike on my jumping foot. Prior to wearing two different shoes, I only wore the normal running spikes to jump […]