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Exercises that improve performance in football and basketball

This is an excerpt from Essentials of Eccentric Training With Online Video by Len Kravitz & Aaron Bubbico.

Appendix C
Exercises for Improving in Seven Popular Sports


1. Football



Broad jump



Barbell back squat



Barbell front squat



Bench press



Bent-over barbell row



Wide-grip latissimus dorsi pull-down



Power clean



Walking lunge



Bulgarian lunge



Nordic knee flexion


2. Basketball



Broad jump



Barbell back squat



Bench press



Plyometric push-up



Leg press



One-arm dumbbell row



Power clean



Zottman curl



Walking lunge



Bulgarian lunge



Nordic knee flexion

Learn more about Essentials of Eccentric Training.