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clear.gifConditioning - Damin Altizer

Shake push-ups

  • plank position (arms extended), each hand on a basketball, do push-ups while shaking both balls back and forth (left-right)

Wall push-ups

  • each hand on a ball, both feet up on a wall, variations - no balls, feet on a chair

One-high, one-low push-ups

  • opposite hand and foot each on a ball

Two-ball superman

  • plank position, each hand on a ball, roll the balls out front so forearms are on the balls, hold for 5 seconds, roll back up to the plank position, continue

Steering-wheel twists

  • plank position, both hands on one ball, twist the ball back and forth on the floor (clockwise, counter-clockwise)

Flying ball rolls

  • start in a push-up position with one hand on a ball, same-side foot in the air, opposite foot on the floor, push up (explode in the air), roll the ball, switch the hand on the ball and foot on the floor

Quick feet

  • while doing two-foot front-back line hops with feet apart, pound dribble 3 times with the right hand, go between the legs front-to-back to the left hand, continue (see Line jumps)

Tennis-ball push-ups

  • plank position with one hand on a tennis ball (finger tips not touching the floor), do a push-up while sliding the ball straight out to the side then back, continue then change hands, progression - slide the ball in front and back, continue, change hands

Push-up to explode

  • do a push-up with both hands on a basketball, explode up with three steps into a pull-up shot (the first step is with the outside foot), make 5 shots each direction (see Altizer 3-step explosion)

See Conditioning - Ganon Baker.up


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