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Pre-Season Conditioning – Over the Hill

Pre-Season Conditioning – Over the Hill

I always love being in the gym, but before getting locked in the gym for months it’s nice to have a little change of scenery. That’s why as much as possible I think pre-season conditioning should be outside or at least in a different setting. Hill Workout Find yourself a pretty decent hill. For this

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The Offseason – Now What?

The season is over. Emotions of how it ended, either high or low have subsided and bodies are beginning to recover. Now what!? Focus on injury prevention and recovery Everyone ends the season a little beat up. Offseason is a wonderful time to tend to those little nagging injuries or the bigger ones. Strengthen weaknesses

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NCAA Tournament Cardio

If anyone needs me for the next month I will be on whatever cardio machine has the best view of the basketball games. The best month of the year! For endurance workouts bump up the intensity while the games going and only take breaks during timeouts when the players get their break. For shorter intervals

Disguised Conditioning Drills – Part 2

As discussed in Disguised Conditioning Drills – Part 1, getting your players excited or at all interested in conditioning is a hard thing to do. That’s why coaches often need to disguise conditioning drills as skill development drills. There is certainly a time for basic on the line sprinting (the off-season), but throughout the rest

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10 TRX Exercises for Basketball Players

1. Single leg squat – Really good strengthener for legs in general 2. Single Leg squat with hop – Added difficulty to the single leg squat, requires more stabilizing muscles than just the squat. 3. TRX lunge – Also a good strengthener for legs, but also adds more focus on stabilizing and finding balance. A hop can be

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