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Should cheerleading flyers train differently that someone who is a base?

Like most sports, there are different positions or specialties in cheerleading. This will require different training routines for each teammate based on what they are needed to do during the routine. If you are the base and the main job is to support, then training for strength and muscle endurance is very important. The conditioning should include upper-body equipment to work on your strength and endurance. A flyer might need to be lighter and need to perform more dynamic movements. In this case, working on power and speed is more beneficial, and workouts should consist of short, higher-intensity exercise.  Both groups must have a good cardio base to be able to perform the routine at a high level for a long period of time, so endurance training is vital.

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