How To Move Your Legs Faster and Stronger In Sports
Using resistance from the Kbands Leg Resistance Bands, Victory Ropes, or Reactive Stretch Cord with a leg workout for sports will make an athlete faster and stronger. The added resistance, combined with general movements, and sports specific movements will help athletes build that extra speed in their sprint while making their hips and legs more explosive, faster, and stronger.
Athletes can also use the KB Powerbands along with Victory Ropes to help bring the same positive adaptations to the upper body. Having a stronger and faster upper and lower body will allow the two halves of the body to work in unison. This will help to increase the intensity of the athletes’ speed, agility, and leg workout for sports training.
Athletes can explore the Training Section to view Resisted Sprinting and Agility Exercises, as well as Power and Explosive Training.
Faster And Stronger Athletes
Optimally, all athletic training should work to make an athlete faster and stronger. Whether an athlete is in the weight room using strength and power training, out on the field explosively sprinting and performing Plyometric Exercises, or performing Sports Specific Drills they are working to become faster and stronger athletes.
Resistance from Kbands Leg Resistance Bands can take that faster and stronger training and make it even more effective. By performing resisted sets of speed, agility, and leg workout for sports training athletes will activate a larger number of muscle fibers than they were currently utilizing. This extra muscle activation means the athlete has more muscle to move the leg. This recruitment of muscle fibers can also be trained to move at a faster rate, which is why it is important for athletes to always focus on driving through the resistance, and moving the legs as quickly as possible. Keeping these two aspects in mind will help athletes get faster and stronger by performing resisted leg workout for sports training with the Kbands Leg Resistance Bands.
Resisted Leg Workout For Sports
The Speed and Agility Cone Stationary Step Over Drill is a great leg workout for sports that will help athletes get faster and stronger when explosively moving laterally. To perform the Stationery Step Over Drill For Faster And Stronger Legs athletes will need three Speed and Agility Cones placed 3 feet apart in a straight line. Athletes will also need a set of Kbands Leg Resistance Bands securely attached just above the knees. Athletes can go to the Kbands Leg Resistance Bands Section to learn how to properly attach the resistance bands to maximize any leg workout for sports training with the Kbands Leg Resistance Bands. Athletes may also want to perform the Speed and Agility Cone Stationery Step Over Drill with a partner who can time each round.
To start the leg workout for sports athletes will begin at one end of the Speed and Agility Cone line and powerfully drive their knee up and across their body. Athletes should laterally move all the way across the line of Speed and Agility Cones, taking a slight patter step before driving the outside leg across the body and returning to the opposite side of the Speed and Agility Cones. Athletes will perform each set of the leg workout for sports drill for 6-8 rounds of 12 seconds. Athletes can also remove the Kbands Leg Resistance Bands and perform 2-3 additional unresisted sets of the leg workout for sports drill.
As athletes work through the Stationery Step Over Drill For Faster And Stronger Legs they need to use good form and be active with both the upper and lower body. Using the arms during these explosive lateral movements will help athletes use more momentum and activate a larger portion of the muscles responsible for this movement. Maintaining a good athletic stance will also be critical for athletes to effectively use the Stationery Step Over Drill to become faster and stronger. Proper positioning of the hips and knees, a slight bend in both, will help athletes quickly and effectively get faster and stronger as they explosively move back and forth.
Faster And Stronger Leg Workout For Sports Partner Challenge
Athletes who are performing the Stationery Step Over Drill For Faster And Stronger Legs can alternate sets of the leg workout for sports drill to push the intensity of the Speed and Agility Cone Drill. To perform the Leg Workout For Sports Partner Challenge the first athlete will perform the Stationery Step Over Drill while their partner times the resistance band drill. Athletes will work to get back and forth across the Speed and Agility Cone line as many times as possible before their time has expired. Both athletes will acknowledge how many times the athlete made it across the center Speed and Agility Cone before switching positions and having the partner perform a set of the Stationery Step Over Drill For Faster And Stronger Legs.
Athletes will continue to alternate performing the leg workout for sports until all 6-8 sets of the faster and stronger drill have been completed. Athletes will challenge each other and try to get more times across the Speed and Agility Cone formation than their partner. Athletes can add extra incentive and have the loser run a short gasser, sprint, or some other form of challenging or high intensity physical activity.
Athletes can also perform the Stationery Step Over Drill For Faster And Stronger Legs in a circuit style of training. This style of training will work well with team and group workouts. Athletes can go to the Training Section and explore additional Athletic Training Drills which challenge different aspects of an athletes skill set. Get faster and stronger by mixing in high intensity, upper body, strength training, and core work to create a dynamic and challenging circuit for athletes.