View Full Version : Training for Skateboarding.

07-27-2004, 07:36 AM
This post is odd only because 90% of the skateboarders I know do absolutely zero strength training. Their only training comes from skating and the inherent cardio in the sport.

Predominately, I need to have lean/strong legs for jumping motions, a keen sense of balance, and strong joints (knees, ankles, hips).

How can I use HST to focus on the agility, strength, and improve jumping height for this? Ideas?

07-27-2004, 11:46 AM
well HST is Hypertrophy Specific Training... that's not what you're looking for.

I'd do some balance exercises, like dot touches and maybe some plyometrics.

07-28-2004, 10:28 AM
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