A number of summers in the past, Kobe Bryant modified his coaching routine to get stronger – identical to Michael Jordan on the time. Kobe gained between 6 and seven kilos of muscle (he now weighs 220 kilos), received a bit slower however nonetheless managed to take care of if not improve his vertical leap! So how do you try this?
Let’s check out his power coaching routine – it is a exercise 6 days every week, 1 hour a day. The whole program consists of power coaching plus 2 hours of working, 2 hours of basketball and 1 hour of cardio per day!
Day 1 and day 4:
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The navy press
Day 2 and day 5:
The lateral dumbbell lifts
Day 3 and day 6:
Again squats / Entrance squats
As you may see, days 1, 2, 4 and 5 are all about constructing power within the higher physique. Days 3 and 6 are on the decrease physique, providing you with the ability you’ll want to leap actually excessive.
Specializing in decreasing his physique fats proportion (lower than 10%) saved Kobe the burden he really gained by constructing muscle. Along with coaching (working, cardio), it’s important to have a great weight-reduction plan (for instance, avoiding fats within the meals you eat, taking numerous protein, consuming crimson meat solely as soon as per week, drink loads of water as effectively).
Now, final summer time (2007), earlier than taking part in for the US group, he misplaced nearly 20 kilos. (he presently weighs 205 kilos) to regain his pace and likewise labored on his vertical.