Jump Manual Review: How Does The Original Jump Program Hold Up in 2018?

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Unless you’re new here, you’ve probably seen me mention The Jump Manual a number of times. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, it is THE original extensive jump program that features video instruction. It isn’t the flashiest program around, but it is a tried and tested program that has gotten people fantastic results with evidence to back it up. At …

Tight Hip Flexors: Why You Should Care

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It’s been a long time since my last post, but I’ve been pretty caught up with work and exercise has taken a bit of a back seat. Yet I’ve decided to write this article precisely because the dangers of tight hip flexors manifest themselves when you’re inactive. Put simply, the hip flexors are muscles that enable flexing of the hip joint. I’ll discuss …

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How To Become Better At Palming A Basketball

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Well, it’s been around 6 months since I completed the Vert Shock training program which finally had me land my first dunk. At the end of my review I stated that my palming ability was holding me back, as the ball hand a tendency to slip out of my hand as I reached for the rim. Since then I’ve changed …

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The Best Exercises To Increase Your Vertical Jump

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Although I highly recommend moving on to a comprehensive vertical jump training program for serious results, if you’re just getting started you should try these key exercises which are the foundation of any workout plan for developing your ability to soar.

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Are Your Sneakers A Limiting Factor?

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We have all heard the various claims made by the many international footwear companies that their brand of basketball shoes will make you run faster, jump higher and play better, but how much actual truth is there in these claims?