Speed ladder drills are some of the most effective exercises for basketball players. Not only do these ladder drills help develop foot speed and agility, they also help develop hand-eye coordination and Central Nervous System function. There are literally hundreds of speed ladder drills you can do, and you can feel free to try a […]
Plyometric Exercises | Best Plyometric Exercises
Plyometric exercises are necessary for pretty much all athletes, and can have a wide range of benefits for the average trainee.
The vertical jump is my specialty when it comes to fitness knowledge, giving me a very strong understanding of plyometrics and various plyometric exercises.
The key to properly programming plyometric exercises in to your routine is understanding your own personal limits and abilities, and understanding which exercises suit your goals and body.
One of the main focuses of my plyometric exercises is to safely perform a wide-range of exercises, that also have increasing difficulties.
Many “trainers” will have their clients doing endless amount of box jumps or traditional plyometric exercises, with little results except for hurting the knees and ankles of their clients.
Use the tips I have outlined here to safely and effectively use plyometric exercises!
If you have never trained with the prowler sled before, you are missing out. If you’re an athlete such as myself who wants to be as powerful as LeBron James or Marshawn Lynch, but was not blessed with these innate gifts, you have to work that much harder to compete! Building “power” is one of […]
Running hills and running stairs are two of the best cardiovascular workout routines that you can possibly do. One common fact between running a hill and running the stairs is that both of them increases the level of your heart rate, and because you are running against gravity it becomes a body weight workout which […]
Although it may seem like just a simple and traditional exercise for boxers or small girls, jumping rope has several health benefits that will amaze you and motivate you to buy one. Out of everything else, one of the main benefits of the jump rope is the ease with which you can use them; as […]
If you don’t know anything about the agility ladder benefits, or reasons you should be using a speed ladder in your training routine, you are lucky to have stumbled across my article! As a professional basketball player, I can honestly say I have more experience with an agility ladder than anyone in their right mind would […]
If you want to build an insane vertical jump like Mychal Ammons, or build your vertical up from the ground such as Pat Ramsey; at the end of the day, the key to building speed, power, the vertical jump or any other athletic function is one very similar quality: variation. Regardless of the training program […]