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When you do sport then you probably know what is muscle pain. Foam rolling is very good way to avoid it or get rid of it. Foam rolling is also very good for basketball players who has pulled some muscle. In this video Jacob Hiller (professional vertical jump coach) shoes us how to use foam roller and what you can use when you don`t have one. When you are a serious athlete you must take care of your body so you will find here good information how to treat your muscles right! In case you don`t have one check out this page. Black High Density Foam Rollers – Extra Firm – 6″ x 36″ Round NB! The video sound and quality is quite bad but the content is good
Dwight Howard shows you he`s strength training / workout in gym. A lot of great exercises and tips how to jump higher and become better basketball player. + Dwight`s comments and explanations.
Basketball is a very varied game, which requires very varied training and different abilities from the players. Coordination, maximum strength, explosive strength, and naturally stamina – all play an important part. During the game, one has to make high jumps, fast sprints and perform perfect passes and shots. For that we need a very high vertical jump, explosively quick ability to spurt and good coordination. But it is difficult to do all that if we have weak stamina. Image credit: basket.ee Therefore stamina training has to be relatively varied also. In addition to general stamina, also strength stamina is important, as it has to ensure powerful vertical jumps, nice passes and shots. Also technical skills and general stamina are in a close connection, as in a tired state the athlete will make more mistakes! On the average, during a game a basketball player covers 4 km, of which 25% by walking, 75% by running and 5% with spurts. The running capacity of centers is approximately 5% less. Guards make approximately 300 changes of direction and 200 changes in running pace. All that requires for the player to recover quickly, so that technique does not suffer. But fast recovery is mainly … Continue reading