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Make Your Jump Higher In Basketball - A Secret Tip You Do Not Know
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Make Your Jump Higher In Basketball  -  a Secret Tip You Do Not Know

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The following exercises are high impact. Although they are some of the best ways to make your jump higher in basketball, if you are not capable of handling the impact then please do not do them. Also if you have any injuries, health problems, questions, or feel pain during any of the exercises then stop immediately and consider consulting a doctor.

Don't Push Yourself Too Far

There will always be those people who enjoy pushing themselves to the extreme. You may one of them. And if you, I urge you to reconsider here. Training four to five days a week is plenty here, especially since you are training the same muscle groups continuously. Your muscles will need the break.

Another thing to consider here, is how muscle builds. They do not build during training. Training is what breaks the muscle tissue down, and then recovery is when it builds. So make sure you are eating a proper diet that will allow your muscle to rebuild effectively.

Types Of Exercise

In order to jump higher, you do not want to be lifting a ton of weights. Although they build muscle, they do nothing to build your explosive power.

So one of the best workouts to make your jump higher in basketball is plyometrics.

Plyometrics Workout

Plyometrics means "jump training" and it is one tough leg and cardio workout. But before you begin you need to make sure you warm up properly. When Warming up make sure you target the muscles you will be working, as well as loosening up your entire body.

If you do not warm up, you risk injuring yourself. Also you risk tiring yourself out too soon. As warming up gets your heart rate up, and blood and oxygen flowing to the muscles. Which is vital, especially for a plyometrics workout.

Secrets To Jumping Higher

On top of a plyometrics workout program, there are several other secrets you may not know. These are two ways to immediately add height to your vertical jump with no training, and the effects are immediate.

The first one is the breath. A lot of people release their breath when they jump, this causes them to release energy from their legs and their core when they need it most. So to immediately add height, hold your breath right before you jump to conserve the energy in your body, and release it after you jump.

The second necessary thing is to have the proper form. The proper jumping technique will allow your muscles to work at their maximum level with virtually no training. So if your looking to add height to your jump, then make sure you have the proper form because you do not want your movements to be holding you back.


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