No matter what the ready position is, sooner or later the weight transfers to one leg, JC Santana says in this hands-on lecture from the 2014 Personal Trainers Conference. Everything we do is one leg at a time, and the way to become better on two legs is to train on one legs. JC walks participants through exercises designed to train on one leg.
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This article highlights the scientific evidence on exercises like the seated leg extension, leg curl, and adduction machines to highlight their potential benefits on enhanced performance and potentially reducing injury risk.
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Both unilateral and bilateral training should be used to optimally develop basketball players. This article compares single-leg and double-leg training options and provides considerations and potential implications for training basketball athletes.
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