Basic Strength training for basketball is not just about physical strength. Often times, it is the player who has the mental strength of perseverance who comes out ahead. Other times, it is the team that simply has the better skill set that wins. And sometimes, it is...
The Scouting Report:
1. To get started, I wanted to communicate a list of my top 5 lifts for basketball athletes. While there are many opinions on which weight lifting exercises are the most important for basketball players, the following core lifts, are the top 5 lifts that I believe should be included in every basketball strength program. I have included the rationale for each lift as well.
2. Squats, Dead Lift, Power Cleans, Jerks and Military Press.
3. Squats, Dead Lift, Power Cleans, Jerks and Military Press.
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