Shot Put Specific Strength Exercises

In addition using heavy shot puts a great way to develop specific strength is through the use of specific developmental exercises. These are exercises that Bondarchuk defines as exercises that use the same muscles, same systems, and parts of the competitive movement.

There are lots of specific developmental exercises you can use for the shot put, but here are 7 exercises I have been using in my own training or with my athletes lately.


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  1. […] Nick demonstrating some of his favorite SDEs for shot put. […]

  2. […] Jason Young had some great posts this year including the most popular training post discussing the difference between working out and training and how the difference affects your training. His first post of the year about managing variables in training is applicable to training towards any goal. Nick Garcia gave a detailed breakdown of how he classifies exercises for throwers, selects implements to use, and even put together a great video on specific strength exercises for the shot put. […]

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