Basketball Workouts With NBA All-Star Joe Johnson

By Don Kelbick

I had the opportunity to work out with Joe Johnson, NBA All-Star of the Hawks. He was in Miami for a quick vacation. This was what his schedule looked like.

Thursday

  • 3 pm – arrive Miami
  • 5 pm – strength training
  • 6:15 – speed and agility training
  • Friday

  • 10 am – strength training
  • 12:00 – shooting workout (450 made shots)
  • 2:30 – yoga and flexibilty
  • Saturday

  • 9:30 – shooting workout (430 made shots)
  • 12:00 – strength training
  • 3 pm – massage therapy
  • Sunday

  • 10:00 – strength training
  • 11:30 – speed and agility
  • 2 pm – yoga and flexibility
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    Photo By Chris Nelson

    Monday – 11 am depart Miami.

    This is a guy who is 26 years old, single, wealthy and on vacation in one of the most decadent atmospheres in the world for the first time. Don’t let anyone tell you that NBA players don’t work hard.