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The Best Plyometric Endurance Exercises – Boost Your Jumping and Sprinting Ability in Weeks!

The Best Plyometric Endurance Exercises – Boost Your Jumping and Sprinting Ability in Weeks!

Sprinting, jumping and scoring is what basketball all about. Flexibility plays a crucial role in the sport. One must be fast enough to pass and carry the ball in order to score. Jumping is also an extremely important skill to perform slam dunks.

A few top plyometric exercises to boost endurance and ability to jump

Some of the best exercises for the upper body are 1 leg butt kick, ski tuck jumps, 2 foot side hop, lateral skating, alt straddle, 90 degree jumps and rotations. They easily make the body swift and flexible so that you can deliver an excellent performance.

Plyometric exercises for the lower body include depth jumps, decline hops, bench, side, rope and depth jumps, etc. and abdominal workouts include golf swing, lateral twist, medicine ball and oblique twist. Body weight exercises like crunches, squats, dips and push ups should be performed to increase stamina.

An athlete must consume a balance and healthy diet. Eating a lot of foods that are high in fiber like vegetables and fruits is recommended. Protein supplements like casein and whey must be added to your diet and they easily help to maintain high energy levels. Sport medicines can also be taken to treat injuries.

A player’s performance depends mostly on the amount of strength and endurance he carries to the court. To improve your performance, you must take Nitric Oxide. It easily increases blood flow in the body and supplies adequate oxygen and water to the working muscles. It also easily helps to pump muscles. Nitric Oxide reduces the time taken to recover and treats injuries and joint pains easily. It enhances the immune system and stimulates fat loss. Nitric Oxide also acts against the aging process.   …

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Stamina Training

Stamina Training

Let’s say you have an edge on your competition in talent, but if they can out hustle you due to better endurance, your extra talent won’t do you any good. I can’t stress enough the importance of having conditioned lungs that will allow you to play your hardest every minute your on the court.

I can remember taking a couple weeks off in the summer and then getting out on the court in a competitive atmosphere. I had this guy guarding me that I knew I was better than, but unfortunately my body wasn’t up to the task of out working him. He was talking trash like he had been schooling me for weeks. It really burned me up inside knowing that if I had been prepared I could have kept him silent. Nothing seemed to be in sync. I was gasping for breath, which seemed to be the only thing I could think about. The focus I felt when in great condition just wasn’t possible. I was being beat to loose balls and my defense was sluggish…

After that lesson, I committed myself to being in great running condition. I refused to let someone out play me because of conditioning.

Here is the conditioning workout I did every summer throughout high school.

Monday 4 mile run (7 min. miles or faster) 45 minute continuous shooting workout ( will go into detail in the shooting section)

Tuesday 1 mile run (full speed) Jumping Exercises (Will go into detail in Boosting your Vertical Jump)

Wednesday 2 mile run while performing ball handling drills/ followed by proper defensive slides around the track 2 laps alternating

Thursday 1 mile run (full speed) Jumping Exercises

Friday 4 mile run 45 minute continuous shooting workout

Saturday 45 minute continuous shooting workout, 2 Times

Sunday Extensive Stretching and Rest

The Ultimate test of physical and mental toughness

I truly believe one of the best things you can do in the off season to get your stamina up, is to work on your 1 mile run time. Steve Prefontaine has always been one of my idols growing up. Just in case you haven’t heard of him, he was one of the greatest 1 mile runner’s of all time.…