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Old 03-17-2005, 05:34 PM   #1
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Exercise to increase vertical leap

One of my buddies said he wants to dunk. He is 5'7 and can barely touch the backboard. First of all, I would like to know if that is possible, which it probably is, but how hard the work will be for him. Second, what exercises should he focus on? I used to play basketball and always wanted to dunk, so I am interested too, if anyone knows...

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Old 03-18-2005, 06:20 AM   #2
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Re: Exercise to increase vertical leap

squats and calve raises, proper stretching and of course repeated attempts at vertical leaps

Old 03-21-2005, 09:39 AM   #3
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Re: Exercise to increase vertical leap

I would just assume you would need to be able to calf raise more than you're weight, and squats of course would be pretty decent,


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