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Are you looking for a cricket training exercise program to help you improve your fitness, reflexes and overall game? With Netfit.co.uk you can get a range of FREE exercise programs and more.

Like any athlete, cricket players also need to follow a strength and conditioning program that aims towards them peaking at certain stages of the year. Why not use our FREE cricket training program By concentrating on a combination of strength training and CV workouts throughout the winter / off season will enable you to perform with greater ability and reduce risk of injury during the summer season.

The members area of the site, has a number of strength programs that will be suitably for improving all-round strength, especially in vital areas such as the abdominal oblique's, and also shoulder girdle.

To prevent, injury, and to enable a full season to hopefully be completed, its essential that a correct warm up and stretching routine be implemented prior to the start of each match, along with dynamic movements to enable bowlers and bats man to stay in optimum performance during long matches. There is dedicated section on stretching within our members area, designed purely for cricket players.

Along with building a good base of strength and fitness, the skills of the game should be worked on, ideally as a team in order to produce a higher level of combined skills, as cricket is a sport that is played in two forms, batting and fielding.


Batsman aim to stay at the crease for as long as possible, sometimes for periods of over 4 hours. In order to occupy this position, a good bats man most be able to stay focused, have good ball / eye skills, and have the strengths and fitness to make each shot played count.

The power will come from having a strong core, abdominal mid-section and the ability to generate explosive upper body actions, however with that said, using the kinetic energy of the ball as it speeds towards you, only requires a slight change in direction in order to score 4 runs - unfortunately this skill has only be given to a few class bats man.

On the following pages, look at performing the lower body session or lower body circuit ideally once a week. Do not perform these sessions on the same day as either the upper body workout or your plyometric session. Why not also check out the circuit training, fitness exercises and exercise programs we also offer.

On the following pages you will find training, drills and upper body exercises and more :

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