Softball - Gain Strength and Power with Myosource Kinetic Bands / Resistance Bands
Posted by Myosource Kinetic Bands on 14th Mar 2014
Myosource Kinetic Bands are great for in season and off season softball training helping build leg, hip and core strength along with speed, body control and cardio endurance. Softball players are able to work on their skills while utilizing the Kinetic Bands and maximize training and practice time. The Kinetic Bands fire the muscles in the quads, hamstrings, glutes, hips, hip flexor and lower abs. A great aspect of the softball video below is that the girls are getting a great cardio workout, while stretching, warming up, working on balance and form, as well as building strength throughout their legs, hips, and core. This kind of training meets the needs and demands of competitive softball. Develop muscle memory, increase your reaction time, build muscle, get a great cardio workout, develop better balance, increase your speed and overall performance through resistance bands training.
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In the video above, this softball team is working on their strength and power to get faster by training their legs, hips, thighs, glutes, and core with Myosource Kinetic Bands. By placing tension on the muscles through resistance the girls are able to intensify their workout activating their muscles, which will result in quicker and more explosive movements. The object is to get stronger, and quicker to make the ball go harder, sharper, and faster, increase speed running the bases, improve ability to get to the ball to make plays, develop quick lateral moves, increase confidence, and maximize your overall athletic performance on the softball field. Softball players all over the world are using the kinetic bands to improve their game.
High Knee Lunges: This exercise will work on balance while building the quadriceps and glutes muscles. The girls are feeling the tension in their muscles as they perform each exercise, which causes them to have to work against the resistance. The girls focus on form, technique, balance, and stability. When the bands are removed they feel lightweight and be able perform explosively while being able to control their movements. Notice that the girls are told to raise their front knee up so they get used to raising their quadriceps. This will fire those muscles that will be used ongoing during games and tournaments. Building the quadriceps is preparation for drive to increase speed.