Lacrosse Players: Get Stronger on the Field with 4 Exercises

Become a more stable and physical lacrosse player with four exercises from the strength coach for the Duke lacrosse team.

Lacrosse is a physical sport. It's the job of your opponents to knock you out of position or off the ball to prevent you from making a play, and you must do the exact same thing to them.

You might have the best shooting or stick skills, but if you can't handle the physical contact, they won't do you much good. "You need to be able to absorb punishment, play with your head up and make plays. Being a stronger athlete will help you do that," declares Carl Christensen, strength coach for the Duke men's lacrosse team and Performance Advisor for BridgeLacrosse.

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