Speed and agility workouts for athletes are commonly taught the wrong way. In this video we break down, a simple, yet very effective exercise that you should be adding to your workouts.
Running faster, and jumping higher are both things you can learn if you train properly. The first thing you need to understand is how your body reacts to certain exercises. If you are really strong and lift a lot of weights, but you don't have any elasticity, then you are missing out on a lot of power.
These two exercises you are watching in this video will show you how to be more elastic.
If you do not have a medicine ball, then you can do this with a light dumbbell that you hold in both hands, or simply just use a basketball or volleyball.
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