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As a basketball player, how can I assess my strength?

Basketball is a whole body activity that requires the strength of multiple muscles performing in an integrated fashion.  Choose 2 or 3 large movements and track your performance.  For example, tracking your squat, row, and bench press performance may be great indicator of your total body strength.  For most individuals one repetition max lifts are not necessary and pose a risk for injury.  Your best 6-10 repetition performance is just as helpful for tracking your progress.

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