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Partner Agility Races

If you're a lugging post player or a guard whose feet seem encased in concrete, it's time to review your speed training. Below, Dr. Marcus Elliott...

Flying Low in the Zoom Kobe IV

  Who says it's OK to wear low-top basketball shoes? LA Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, that's who. And you don't want to challenge Kobe. Fresh off an ...

Upper Body Strength For Basketball

Just because you play the game of basketball on your feet doesn't mean you need to develop tree trunk legs and let your arms become thin as noodles. T...

Quick Hops for the Court

When it comes to getting off the ground, Elite Performance professional Shawn Dassie knows how to train for explosive quickness. "I want to be abl...

Brandon Roy's Lower Body Work

Leg strength is one of the most important attributes of elite ballers. Travelle Gaines, director of pro athlete development at Elite Athletics, mak...

I'm a basketball player. How important is speed training in my workout?

Young high school athletes need two things in their workouts: an element of explosiveness and a component for speed and agility. You want to hit th...

Shortcut Stretch from Louisville Basketball

  Shortcuts in life: CliffsNotes, texting, microwavable meals. And here, Ray Ganong, the University of Louisville's basketball strength and condi...

Basketball Power Transition

Everything you do on the hardwood comes from your legs. If you can't jump up and extend your arms to grab a rebound or slam one down, you're not going...

Improving Arm Strength for Basketball

Having your pocket picked, then watching your opponent race down the court for an uncontested dunk is a horror story no baller wants to experience. To...

Vertical Explosion

If you're looking to break out of those cement blocks on your feet and start playing your game above the rim, Kory Angelin has the perfect exercise fo...

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