In this article I will review what I have learned working with some of the best volleyball trainers in the world. As I mentioned last week I turn 40 in month and a half and I am in the best shape I have been in 10 years.
One of the most important parts of my health is gym weight-room training. Like many of you I do not have the time to actually play volleyball because of work and family obligations. So I have to train in a gym late at night or early morning when it is difficult to get games and it’s conducive to my schedule.
My goal is to train / lift at least 3 times a week generally between Monday to Thursday so I rest Friday and I’m ready to play on the weekends. I tend to go early morning or at night depending on my schedule and I encourage you to do the same.
In terms of my training session / days, I like to have themes, similar to Velocity Fitness (See Videos), example Linear, Multi-direction or Jumping days / training days. More recently however I find myself combining days more due to my new increased focus on jump training any time I am in the gym. I will explain more in this and the follow up article on Jump Training.
So my tips: