Welcome to Episode 019: Basketball Strong By Science with Max Schmarzo.  If you want to listen to the greatest minds in basketball talk about sports nutrition, strength & conditioning and leadership, you’ve come to the right place!

Today’s podcast is an interview with Max Schmarzo. He is the Director of Sport Science at Resilience Code, in Englewood, Colorado, the Chief Science Officer at Exsurgo Technologies and the founder of Strong by Science.

Max has authored three books, “Applied Principles of Power Development”, “Isometrics for Performance” and “Force is King.” He specializes in multidisciplinary care, sport science data solutions and athlete development. Acting as a consultant, he has worked with professional teams to help develop evidence based, data driven, sport science and training practices.

I picked Max’s brain about the latest research on basketball performance and how we can implement the science into our training programs. Check out this week’s podcast and learn the answers to these questions…

  • How do I increase my vertical jump for basketball?
  • What are the biggest injury risk factors?
  • Is there a way to make a workout program basketball-specific?
  • What are complex systems?
  • Where does static stretching fit into a training program?
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