Basketball Workouts Articles

Basketball is a tough explosive sport that requires much speed, agility, coordination and strength. STACK wants to maximize your potential and make you the best you can be. Overcome your game's weakness through professional athlete-tailored basketball workout plans from the current biggest names in the game. From conditioning to strength routines, we have everything you need to train harder, faster and stronger for the season.

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The Basketball Super Shoulder Power Workout

Question: What's a basketball player's secret weapon for finishing at the basket, breaking a screen or winning the post position battle? Answer:...

Strength Exercises That Transfer to the Basketball Court

NBA All-Stars make it look easy. They're constantly active around the rim and shooting threes—just generally "doing all the dirty work." Stre...

Push Your Off-Season Basketball Conditioning to the Next Level

Basketball players, coaches and fans regularly disagree on what makes an athlete "a clutch player." Is it when they regularly score the game-winni...

Andrew Bynum Workout Preview, Part 3

Andrew Bynum hits the court—the tennis court—for the third installment in his Celebrity Sweat workout. In this one, the Philadelphia 76ers cen...

Develop Perimeter Speed for Basketball with Post-Activation Potentiation (PAP)

During a basketball game, you're constantly moving to evade your defender. Juke left, twist right—you do whatever is necessary to execute the play...

Roy Hibbert's Impressive Deadlift

At 7'2", Roy Hibbert is one of the "biggest" big men in the NBA. That tall frame could have been a lanky liability, but Hibbert made it a muscle-packe...

Real Workouts: Brandon Jennings

In this installment of STACK.com's "Real Workouts" series, we take you inside the Under Armour Combine Training Center powered by FX Studio for an off...

The Point Guard Off-Season Workout Plan

Basketball point guards are some of the best athletes in all sports. They possess incredible speed, quickness and jumping ability, yet they have t...

Basketball Workout: Vary Your Equipment

Basketball is a game that involves tremendous feats of athleticism. You must be able to sprint, change direction on a dime and leap up for a dunk....

A Tough Basketball Workout to Build Conditioning and Skills

Sure, running sprints is great conditioning, but how does it improve your basketball skills? Maximize your time and effort to become a better basket...

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