Get free exercise tips from these articles for aerobic exercises, abdominal exercises, stretching exercises and other work outs to bolster your daily exercise routine. There is information on leg exercises – like step-ups, squats and the leg press – as well as arm exercises from the complex down to the classic press up… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.
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This drill is great for developing uni-lateral (one foot) coordination as it challenges the movement skills of athletes. Hopping drills are also great for developing lower leg strength and power.
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Sandbags are an effective low cost alternative to medicine ball. This drill is alternative to the conventional shoulder press with a barbell, expect you accelerate through the movement allowing for greater power development. You can adjust the weight of the sandbag to suit your strength goals.
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