Category Archives: Strength Training
All basketball players know that good ankle support is very important. It is very important to pick right footwear and ankle support. However you must also know how to strengthen your ankles. Jacob Hiller talks about it in this video…
If you want to increase your vertical jump is it smart to use at the gym high reps or low reps? Watch this video and find out which one is the right solution to increase your verftical leap and build up your strength.
Does weightlifting burn your fat? Can you lose weight when you do weightlifting a lot? These are the questions Jacob is talkig about today. Check it out and train smarter…
If you’re looking to improve your vertical jump quickly, then you need to start with training your leg muscles instead of building them up. Building muscles takes recovery time and this has to happen after 24 hours. This doesn’t leave you much time to practice the jumping exercises. The best way to improve your muscle power is to carry out fiery and plyometric exercises every day… even if you don’t have a lot of time. Image credit: yahoo.com Four Steps To Better Your Vertical Jump Quickly and Effectively 1 – Warm Up Exercises The first thing you need to do before any exercise workout is warm up. Begin this with moderately intense leg movements like jogging in place, butt kicks, high-knee skipping, etc. You might think that static stretching is best to warm up with. According to Wichita State University researchers, it will cause a reduction in your power and vertical leaps. Use the above mentioned exercises to get the right stretches for your vertical leaps. 2 – Strength Exercises Start doing the strength exercises, moving rapidly in a single direction. Begin the exercises by doing box squats. Be in a seated position and have a weighted barbell atop your … Continue reading
Vertical power is the most basic form of power! NFL combine trainer talks about vertical jump training and best exercises to improve it. Everything you do in football reguires power output. You will see also these exercises in this video. TRAINING: Variable Load Speed Box Squat Box Jump Dubbell Seated Box Jump Linear Depth Jump Floor Glute Ham Raise
This Shot Science video talks about how to activate your jumping muscles. It means that maybe you are already strong enough to dunk the ball but you just can`t active the strength. You`ll find here definitely a few great exercises to increase your vertical jump.
Jacob Hiller talks about strength training and how to use it right in your vertical jump program. Key point is that do not use to light weight and to many repetitions. That`s not the right way to get stronger and jump higher. You must do your repetitions with max explosion and weight. To find out this theory details watch this video…
Check out this video to discover some great exercises to improve your vertical leap.
Jacob talks about squatting and jumping. Where our jumping power coming from and which muscles are the most involved in vertical jump.
In order to improve your vertical jump you need to take comprehensive approach. You need to work on flexibility, on strength, power and conditioning. By attacking it from all these different angles you`ll be able to jump as high as you possibly can. Check out these vertical jump exercises by Todd Durkin, owner of Fitness Quest 10 and Head of Under Armour Performance Training Council.