STEVE NASH TRAINING







The Steve Nash training program can help you develop your endurance and conditioning to become a first class floor general on the basketball courts.

Nash is considered one of the finest point guards to ever play in the NBA. With his creative passing abilities and one of the deadliest shooting strokes in the league, Nash has been a long-time leader of one of the most potent offenses in NBA for the Phoenix Suns. Nash was born in South Africa in 1974, where his dad was playing professional soccer. He played college basketball for Santa Clara before being selected in the 1st round of the 1996 NBA draft by the Suns. Though traded two seasons later to the Dallas Mavericks where he would team with Dirk Nowitzki, Nash returned to the Suns in 2003. He is a two-time Most Valuable Player of the league winning the honors in both the 2004 and 2005 seasons. Without a doubt, Nash will some day be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame.


Here is the Steve Nash training program he utilizes during the offseason.

Monday
Weight Room: Chest and Back
Sets: 2-3
Reps: 12-20
Time: No rest between exercises, 90 second rest between sets Exercises: Dumbbell Bench Press on Stability Ball, Bosu Ball Push Up, Split-Stance Cable Fly, Bent over Dumbbell Row (While balancing with Single Leg on Bosu Ball ), Single Leg Dumbbell Cobra (While balancing with Single Leg on Bosu Ball), Roman Extension on Stability Ball (physical therapy-like ball)
Abdominals: Pick four Abdominal/Core Exercises
Cardio: 1 hour Skateboarding/Basketball

Tuesday
Cardio: Skateboarding/Tennis/Basketball

Wednesday
Weight Room: Shoulders
Sets: 2-3
Reps: 12-20
Time: No rest between exercises, 90 second rest between sets
Exercises: Rotator Cuff Exercises on Cable (Flex, Internal Rotation, External Rotation), Shoulder Dumbbell Combo (Scaption, abduction) – 1.) Single-leg Balance on Bosu Ball Dumbbell Overhead Press – 2.) Single-leg Balance on Bosu Ball, Dumbbell Shrug to a Calf Raise, Cable PNF Patterns (type of resistance for stretching and strengthening)
Abdominals: Pick four Abdominal/Core Exercises
Cardio: 1-2 hours of Soccer

Thursday
Cardio: Skateboarding/Tennis/Basketball

Friday
Weight Room: Biceps/Triceps
Sets: 2-3
Reps: 12-20
Time: No rest between exercises, 90 second rest between sets Exercises: Dumbbell Bicep Curl (Single-leg Balance on Bosu Ball), Preacher Curl (Double-leg Balance on Bosu Ball), Dumbbell Tricep Kickbacks on Stability Ball, Tricep Cable Pulldown
Abdominals: Pick four Abdominal/Core Exercises
Cardio: 1-2 Hours of Soccer



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