The one thing about squash players – and all racquet sport athletes for that matter, is that they are going to be at a high risk for shoulder injuries.
We've talked about the lower body exercises to add to your squash workout routine, some fantastic core exercises that will help ensure you maintain good body balance, and the cardio workouts to do if you hope to fight fatigue while out on the court.
In the last blog post, we spoke about two core exercises that you should consider adding to your strength training workout routine. As a squash player, it's going to be essential that you are maintaining strong core muscles because this is what will ensure that you are staying stable while out on the court and can easily react to any serve that comes your way without losing balance.
Today we're going to take another step forward and talk more about two powerful moves that you can use to help increase your core strength. As a squash player, having strong core muscles is going to be a must. Each time you go after a ball, you'll be twisting the side of the body and it's the core muscles that help execute this movement pattern.
Now that we've had the chance to cover the lower body moves that will help you improve your squash game, it's time to take a look at what you can do from a cardiovascular point of view if you hope to play as long as possible without fatigue.
In the last blog post, we discussed the very powerful exercise of the squats to help you build up your lower body strength. There's no mistake about it, if you want to see fast results as far as your leg strengthening routine goes, squats are the route to go.
Here are some squash fitness drills that will be sure to improve both your fitness level and your squash game.