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Steve Nash’s Sample Summer Workout Routine

Nash doesn't spend more than 45 minutes on the weight portion of his workout.
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By Stefan Swiat, Suns.com
Posted: Nov. 15, 2007
Monday
Weight Room: Chest and Back

Sets: 2-3

Reps: 12-20

Time: No rest between exercises, 90 second rest between sets

Exercises: Dumbbell Bench Press on Stability Ball, Bosu Ball Push Up, Split-Stance Cable Fly, Bent over Dumbbell Row (While balancing with Single Leg on Bosu Ball), Single Leg Dumbbell Cobra (While balancing with Single Leg on Bosu Ball), Roman Extension on Stability Ball (physical therapy ball)

Abdominals: Pick four Abdominal/Core Exercises

Cardio: 1 hour Skateboarding/Basketball

Tuesday
Cardio: Skateboarding/Tennis/Basketball

Wednesday
Weight Room: Shoulders

Sets: 2-3

Reps: 12-20

Time: No rest between exercises, 90 second rest between sets

Exercises: Rotator Cuff Exercises on Cable (Flex, Internal Rotation, External Rotation), Shoulder Dumbbell Combo (Scaption, abduction) – 1.) Single-leg Balance on Bosu Ball Dumbbell Overhead Press – 2.) Single-leg Balance on Bosu Ball, Dumbbell Shrug to a Calf Raise, Cable PNF Patterns (type of resistance stretching and strengthening)

Abdominals: Pick four Abdominal/Core Exercising

Cardio: 1-2 hours of Soccer

Thursday
Cardio: Skateboarding/Tennis/Basketball

Friday
Weight Room: Biceps/Triceps

Sets: 2-3

Reps: 12-20

Time: No rest between exercises, 90 second rest between sets

Exercises: Dumbbell Bicep Curl (Single-leg Balance on Bosu Ball), Preacher Curl (Double-leg Balance on Bosu Ball), Dumbbell Tricep Kickbacks on Stability Ball, Tricep Cable Pulldown

Abdominals: Pick four Abdominal/Core Exercises

Cardio: 1-2 Hours of Soccer

******BE ADVISED!!! These exercises should not be performed unless under the supervision of a certified strength and conditioning trainer. Many of these exercises could result in injury if performed incorrectly!! *******

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