STACK Performance Series 44: Increase Core Strength with WNBA All-Star Candace Parker
June 1, 2012
Candace Parker's body control comes directly from her core
muscle strength. Learn how to increase core strength by performing the Medicine Ball Core Circuit.
About the Video
Goal: Body Control
A strong core is essential for any basketball player who wants to dominate the court. By focusing on the abs and lower back, you can develop the necessary strength to fight for rebounds or hit that game winning buzzer beater. This ab workout engages all abdominal muscles in one exercise.
Exercise: The Medicine Ball Core Circuit
-Lie on back with feet on ground and knees bent at right angle
-Hold medicine ball over chest
-Sit up, engage abs with left/right rotation
-Lower body to starting position. Repeat for specified reps
1x50 each direction twice per week
Results: Stronger Core
The Medicine Ball Core Circuit strength training exercise is a useful tool for any basketball (http://www.stack.com/basketball/) player who wants to increase core strength.