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julio 30, 2020 2 Lectura mínima

The NBA’s long-awaited restart will come on July 30th, so players have been putting in the hard yards to get into shape over the last few weeks.

Specific and demanding strength and cardiovascular fitness programmes are set for the athletes in preparation for an intense schedule.

Here, Built for Athletes takes a look at just what preseason entails for NBA basketballers.

NBA Preseason Strength Training

A normal preseason strength and conditioning regime usually includes an upper-body training day on Monday followed by a lower-body training day on Tuesday and a rest day on Wednesday. The upper body is then trained again on Thursday and another lower body session is performed on Friday. Examples of these lengthy sessions are outlined below.

Monday

Upper Body Weight Training (1-2 sets x 10-12 reps)

Bench Press

Bicep Curl

Chest Fly

Front Lat Raise

Overhead Press

Pullover/Overhead Skull Crusher

Rear Delt Raise

Seated Row

Tricep Extension

Wide-Grip Pull-Up

Tuesday

Lower Body Weight Training (1-2 sets x 10-12 reps)

Calf Raise

Front Squat

Hamstring Curl

Hip Adduction

Leg Extension

Lower Back Extension

Core Exercises (3 x 30 seconds each)

Clamsheels (each side)

Fire Hydrant (each side)

Plank

Side Plank

Russian Twists

Dead Bug

Thursday

Upper Body Weight Training (1-2 sets x 10-12 reps)

Shoulder Press

Incline Press

High Row

Chest Press

Incline Row

Inverted Row

Landmine Press

Lat Pulldown

Tricep Dip

Upright Row

Friday

Lower Body Weight Training (1-2 sets x 10-12 reps)

Dumbbell Lunge

Glute Ham Raises

Hip Abduction

Leg Press

Romanian Deadlift

Split Squat

Core/Hip Exercises (3 x 30 seconds each)

Clamshells (each side)

Fire Hydrants (each side)

Plank

Side Plank

Russian Twists

Dead Bug


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