TAG: Steve Hess

Dime Training, NBA / Apr 27, 2012 / 1:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Denver’s Strength Coach Says Kenneth Faried Does Things He’s Never Seen Before

Steve Hess

Keeping players healthy during a season is always a challenge for a NBA team’s training staff. In an abbreviated season, like this one, it becomes even harder. Proper training and conditioning is key to a team’s success, and for the Denver Nuggets, strength and conditioning coach Steve Hess has been in charge of that aspect of the team for the last 15 seasons. Read More »

Dime Training, NBA / May 10, 2010 / 11:45 am

Book Review: Training Secrets From The NBA’s Elite

Basketball Training

Words. E.G

Since the end of the regular season, for the players not gearing up for a title run, they’ve been heading into their off-season workout regimen. While everyone’s workout routine is different, the guys who have “gone fishin'” might want to take a look at STACK Media’s latest book Basketball Training: For the Athlete, By the Athlete. Read More »

NBA / Dec 21, 2009 / 9:30 am

The Wall Is An NBA Rookie’s Toughest Opponent

Brandon Jennings

It seems every year, rookies are getting more and more athletic. They’re jumping higher and running faster. But in the NBA track meet, unfortunately it’s a marathon, not a sprint. Start with training camp, where for a month straight you have two-a-day practices on top of eight preseason contests. Then you have that grueling 82-game grind that’s filled with long road trips, a dozen or so back-to-back games and infinite flights, hotels and bus rides. And if you’re on a good team, add another two weeks to two months of that routine to your season. Read More »

High School, NBA / Aug 21, 2009 / 12:35 pm

Practicing With The Kids From Elite 24

Elite 24

Yesterday afternoon I went up to The Sports Club/LA to watch the kids from the Boost Mobile Elite 24 train and practice before tonight’s game. With 24 of the best high school players in the country, competition sets in when you’re playing in front of the media. Read More »