Nick Webb chalks out customized indoor training module for Kohli and his boys
XtraTime Web Desk: Amidst the countrywide lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak Team India cricketers are also locked inside their homes with their families. But the lockdown has not affected their fitness as they are following a special indoor training module set by strength and conditioning coach Nick Webb. The customized indoor training module has been set by the Kiwi trainer in consultation with Team India physio Nitin Patel. The training module has been circulated to each and every cricketer in the national team to ensure they stay in shape despite not being able to train outdoors.
The duo of Webb and Patel have made player specific routines for all the contracted players.
According to a source in the team management, “All the players, irrespective of whether they play red-ball cricket or white-ball cricket or all formats have been given fitness routines which they are to follow and give updates to Webb and Patel from time to time. The routines have been created keeping in mind the demands of the players. So, for example, a bowler will has been given exercises which work to make his core and lower body strong. Similarly, a batsman has been given exercises which also work on his shoulders and wrists.”
The source further added that the routines have been made keeping in mind the workout patterns of the players.