Well, now that volleyball season is over it's on to my next sport, basketball. Are there any good ways to build up the needed muscle and other exercises to go along with bball? I know running is a huge part, so I'm running a mile each day (down my street and back) but what else could I do to tone up a little more? Basketball is a waaay more physical sport than volleyball which is mainly mental. Thanks!
you could try stuff like going to gym. you could tone up the muscles needed for bsketball, or go to aerobic classes to keep up your stamina. Swimming is also a good way to keep up activity levels, and it doesn't have the kind of negative effects on your body (knee problems, etc) that something like running would.
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quote:Originally posted by tigress: [B]Basketball is a waaay more physical sport than volleyball which is mainly mental.[B]
The main thing with sports like basketball is stamina, so anything that builds that up would be good. Running, swimming, gym exercises - anything that you can do for extended periods, but gradually do longer each day.
And Miz S's suggestion of "strenuous" volunteer work is a goodie. My suggestion is anything with kids that'll keep you on your toes. Do that all day and you're pooped!
Sorry to hear about that tigress! You have to remember though, to never give up doing something you love. Try again next year and keep up at volleyball! And don't ever quit exercising!
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