How to jump higher in basketball – Top 3 tips for athletes!
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This video will go over the top 3 tips for jumping higher in basketball. Learning how to jump higher is definitely something that you should be focusing on. This video will help you out with that so let's jump right into the 3 tips for jumping higher.
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0:19 Tip #1 is to strengthen your lower body by doing the best exercises that you can possibly do to strengthen your lower body in the quickest way. Everybody knows that this is a pretty obvious point. Having a strong lower body will help you jump higher, but a lot of people don't focus on the BEST exercises. They also don't focus on that progressive overload that they need to strengthen the lower body quickly. So here are the best exercises that you can do to strengthen your lower body. The king of lower body exercises is the squat. You should be doing different variations of squats. You can do bodyweight squats, weighted barbell squats, full squats, quarter squats, parallel squats, and front barbell squats. Doing squats will definitely strengthen your lower body and help you jump higher along with doing deadlifts, leg presses, calf raises, leg curls, and plyometrics. Make sure you incorporate most of those exercise into your workout routine to help strengthen your lower body and help you jump higher.
1:15 Tip #2 for jumping higher is to get your muscles loose and flexible. Strengthening your muscles is only one part of the equation. To maximize your vertical jump you want to make sure your muscles are loose and flexible. You can do this by performing dynamic stretches and proper warm-ups before any basketball activity. Avoid static stretching. You want to stick with dynamic stretching to get those muscles loose and flexible. Here are some good dynamic stretches. "Knees to chest". While walking, pull your knee up to your chest as high as possible and hold with your hands. Take a step forward and complete with the other leg. "Butt kicks". While running, kick your heels back so they hit your glutes so you can get a good stretch in your quads. The "Karaoke" motion is a good warmup to do prior to jumping. "The Walking Lunge. Lunge forward with one leg by bending both knees and keep your trunk upright. Keep moving forward and repeat on the opposite leg. Make sure your knee is stable during the lunge. Keep your knee over your foot. Don't let the knee fall inward.
2:12 Tip #3, most importantly, for learning how to jump higher is to complete an official jump training program. This is the absolute best and quickest way to being able to jump higher and increasing your vertical leap. You can be doing all the exercises and stretches and warm-ups that you can possibly think of, but if you're not doing them properly and in the most effective way they're not going to get you anywhere. A good jump training program will show you step-by-step exactly how to jump higher. If you click the link at the top of this description, that will take you to the best jump training program that's available right now. It can add 10 inches to your vertical jump – guaranteed. It's an instant downloadable training program that has a complete workout chart, complete training video library, exact nutrition plan, one on one training, weight room alternatives, and much more. So if you're serious about jumping higher and improving your basketball game all around you definitely want to get this jump training program. Click the link at the top of this description. If you have any questions just leave a comment, and we'll get back to you. If this video was helpful make sure you give it a thumbs-up, and thank you so much for watching.
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