Ham 08 Conditioning session for a young hammer thrower

When talking about conditioning for a hammer thrower , of course you have to be thinking about developing the specific strength needed to match the incredible forces exerted by the implement on the thrower during and at the end of the turns and also at the forces that the athlete has to create and apply in the implement. But there is no need to rush soon at the big bars and the big heavy weights and become some sort of Bibendum. (*) Always remember that you have to be first an athlete and move your body properly before you start moving things . Of course one will give special attention to the most needed muscular groups . The document is a video of a simple session and simple drills combination more designed for young throwers. (*Bibendum” is the Michelin tyre man logo name)

Conditioning session for a young hammer thrower