Last updated on October 15th, 2021 at 01:58 pm
We’ve seen a few other basketball stars, like Lebron James for example, but we actually had a ton of requests come in specifically for Harden.
And, good news: Harden’s trainer hopped on a video with Men’s Health to break down some of his training.
Harden’s trainer, Paul Fabritz has had the job of getting Harden ready for the last four years during his off-season and he breaks down some of the workout and regime they’d done together in the video.
“He plays 82 plus games every year. We gotta keep him durable, resilient and healthy. But, he’s also competing for the MVP each year – so it’s not just about health – it’s also about explosiveness..it’s about his movements on the court. So I’m going to take you through a typical workout. Let’s do it.”
Fabritz then brings in one of his other trainers to demonstrate the movements Harden would be doing, and he breaks down a ton of the intro training like dynamic warm up and other things they do before the real “good stuff” even begins.
I’ll be breaking down the entire programming below for us to give a shot.
James Harden Workout
One Day of Training
(To Be Repeated and Varied w/ Other Training)
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James Harden Workout
This workout is shared by Men’s Health and Paul Fabritz.
James Harden Off-Season Workout Routine:
Dynamic Warm Up:
(2 Rounds of Each Movement/Exercise from Midline to Mid-Court)
High Knee Skips
Walking Hamstring Stretch
Quad Stretch with Lean
Hip Flexor Stretch
Quickline into The Stick – 3 Each Leg – 30 Seconds On, 30 Seconds Off
Euro Step Stability
3-4 sets of 4-6 reps per side
3 sets of 30 seconds per side
The Workout Routine:
Weighted Jumps (Hex Bar)
4 sets of 3-5 reps
Single Arm Dumbbell Press
4 sets of 8-12 reps per side
Rear-Foot Elevated Split Squat
4 sets of 6-8 reps per side
4 sets of 10-15 reps
Active Hamstring Stretch
10 reps per side
3-5 reps per side
Kneeling Ankle Mobility
8-12 reps per side
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