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Am I Setting For Overtraining?


I'm training to increase my vertical jump as well as overall athletism for basketball. Ive been training and my legs have gotten alot stronger and ive gained alot of mass. What i was wondering is now im doing skill work 4-5 times a week, and well as light plyos and running, and agility drills 2xs a week. Would it be ok to do 2 lowerbody lifting days that would look like this-

Squats 4-5 sets 6-8 reps
Glute Hams 4 sets 6 reps
Toe Raises 3 sets 15 reps

Snatch Deads 3-4 sets 6 reps
Glute Ham 3-4 sets 6 reps
Toe Raises 3 sets 15 reps

The reason for toe raises is i feel they help my ankles alot.

Im 6'8" and the only exercises that really help me are the big compound lifts especially when it comes to building some mass.


I am not sure what's going to work for you. It would be over training for me, but I am not conditioned for that. The only way to tell if it will work for you is if you try it out. If it starts to back fire turn it down and take a break even for rest.


bump thanks


I concur; however, I would build my way up first and if you can handle the load, then bump it up. What is going to be key is nutrition.

So, plan on what you are going to eat to prepare for the additional load and get plenty of sleep.