Much has been said about CrossFit over the past few years. While I have not worked with a ton of these athletes, I have worked with overhead and olympic lifters. Many of these athletes are in great condition and know a lot about their sport. However, as a life long learner I recognize there is always more to learn about a particular sport. This podcast is phenomenal on Crossfit injuries and rehabilitation. Check it out here for more information: http://physioedge.com.au/pe-030-crossfit-injuries-with-antony-lo/
With the NBA finals in full effect, I thought it would be appropriate to re-visit some basketball specific drills to implement with your players. Bodyweight exercises and control is a prerequisite, but improving power and deceleration with a sports cord is very beneficial. With the amount of player contact and uncontrolled movement during the games, players must learn how to adapt. Below are two examples of how to do that.
Check out the Insider Access page for more Sport Specific training and rehab!
The hip airplane is an exercise I first found through Dr. Mcgill a few years back. I love the deadlift and the single leg deadlift for getting good posterior chain activation as well as proper core stability. Below is a great demonstration and a link to a ton of progressions.