The importance of strength is quite evident in the sport of basketball. The days of just playing pick-up at the gym are over. It is important to participate in a truly comprehensive strength training program in order to improve performance on the court. Your strength program lays the foundation for your success.
You can actually apply this method to any exercise that you want, but here are some recommended examples: Dumbbell Presses Smith machine presses Cable flyes Lateral front raises Power squats Power lunges Medicine ball-tossing
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1. Max effort lower body strength- core strength- running mechanics 2. Front and Back Squat- Clean Pulls- RDLs, Glute Hams and Leg Curls - Step Ups/ Lunges/ Single Leg Squat- Calf work 3. Sled pushes and pulls- foot speed drills, and sprint training. 4. Weighted Core work, core endurance work, and Static core work 5.
In-Season Basketball Workout Routine. The following workout routine is a 2 days per week full body workout routine for basketball players currently in-season. The workouts were created to focus on injury prevention and lean muscle and strength maintenance. They emphasize core strength as well as muscle groups surrounding common areas of injury ...
Full-Body Workout Routines for Basketball Players Workout Schedule and Prep. Schedule your full-body workout three days per week. For your workouts to be effective, give... Strength Training. Begin your full-body workout with weight training, which will develop muscular strength and will help... ...
Upper Body Weight Training (1-2 sets x 10-12 reps) Bench Press; Bicep Curl; Chest Fly; Front Lat Raise; Overhead Press; Pullover/Overhead Skull Crusher; Rear Delt Raise; Seated Row; Tricep Extension; Wide Grip Pull-Up; Lower Body Plyometric (3 sets x 10-12 jumps) Box Jumps; Depth Jumps; Lateral Bounds; Day 2. Lower Body Weight Training (1-2 sets x 10-12 reps) Calf Raise