EXOS founder Mark Verstegen has worked with World Cup champions for over a decade. Dynamic warm-ups are an important part of training that decrease the risk of injury and improve performance. Try these 3 movements with your team today.
MINI BAND: LATERAL BENT LEG WALK
Keep the chest up and back flat with maintaining constant tension on the Mini Band. For additional load, place a second Mini Band around ankles.
Working the glutes.
SQUAT: WITH MINI BAND
Maintain tension on the Mini Band by keeping the knees spread out.
Working glutes, hamstrings, and quads.
6X HURDLE: 3 HURDLE DRILL TO ACCELERATION
Step over each 6X HURDLE by driving off of your trailing leg and accelerate by driving the feet down and back into the ground.
Working the entire body.
Cody Carter Cody has spent the last 10 years coaching athletes at the youth, high school, competitive, collegiate and professional levels. During that time he has learned from and developed close relationships with some of the best performance specialists in the world. Growing up, he played football, basketball and ran track. He didn't specialize in one sport until college, where he chose to run track as a sprinter and high hurdler for Iowa State University. He has spent his entire performance coaching career in Southern California where he is now a Manager for the EXOS Performance Innovation Team. Now based at SKLZ Headquarters, directly above the EXOS San Diego facility, Cody is able to jump in for the occasional hands-on athlete training session. View all posts by Cody Carter