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Old 05-07-2010, 11:43 PM   #21
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Default Re: Leg strength

Originally Posted by NY-Knicks
yeah I don't know about seeing someone. I might just train my legs naturally so I have to decide what to do. Of course sprinting, medicine ball jumps, some sorts of stretching etc. increase my acceleration speed and vertical jump as well. If I would choose to do so could I still keep doing the weighted calf raises or would that create some imbalance.

I think weighted calves should be part of one of your supersets in the main training section, not the warm up. Do you have pain when you sprint? Play basketball?

I agree with Swag that the bike is a good option, in fact in the offseason, if your knee hurts you may want to consider using the bike or (maybe) eilliptical for all conditioning purposes. I also agree with dynamic stretches to compliment the warm up, but anything can be a dynamic stretch. Also consider the movements I posted above. Youtube them if needed.
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