If you want to become a top-notch basketball player, one thing that you should focus on is what you can do to help improve your on the court fitness and strength.
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Let's look at a few exercises that you should add to your workout: Exercise #1Barbell Shrug Life
Stand holding barbell with overhand or mixed grip; hands should be shoulder width or slightly wider apart. Elevate shoulders as high as possible, hold, and then lower and repeat.Perform:
3 sets of 10Exercise # 2Band Face Pulls
The band should be at eye level when starting. Begin by taking an overhand grip with your palms facing the ground, then slightly bend your knees and elbows and keep your back tight. Stand far enough away so that there is constant tension in the movement. Pull the band toward your eyes, keeping your elbows as high as possible. Release and repeat.
Tip: Face Pulls are an excellent exercise for your shoulders and traps.Perform:
3 sets, 10-20 reps.Exercise #3Cone Drill with Ball-Diagonals
Set up three cones in a triangle, one at the bottom, two at the top. Start at the single cone location. Dribble to one cone and then dribble backwards to the starting location. Switch.
Tip: Be sure to dribble to the first cone forward and backwards with the same hand then switch hands.Perform:
Workout Program highlights:
- Videos and descriptions accompany each exercise.
- Progress tracking charts your improvement and identifies areas that need work.
- Bonus nutrition tips and meal suggestions.
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