BFH Workout #14: Cheryl Miller

BFH Workout #14: Cheryl Miller


Cheryl Miller, born on January 3, 1964, in Riverside, California, is a former American basketball player and one of the most influential figures in women's basketball history. Miller rose to prominence during her college years at the University of Southern California (U.S.C.), leading the Trojans to two N.C.A.A. championships in 1983 and 1984.


Known for her scoring ability, athleticism, and all-around skills, Miller was a four-time All-American and a three-time Naismith College Player of the Year. She helped redefine women's basketball by showcasing the same intensity and skill as her male counterparts.


Cheryl Miller's impact extended beyond the college game. She won two Olympic gold medals (1984 and 1988) and played a key role in developing women's professional basketball. After playing, Miller became a successful basketball coach and sports commentator, contributing to the growth and recognition of women's sports.


Her contributions to the game were acknowledged with her induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995. Cheryl Miller's legacy continues to inspire future generations of female athletes.


The Queen Pioneer of Hoops Workout

20 Medicine Balls Around the Worlds

20 Medicine Ball Figure 8's

20 Medicine Ball Sit Ups

1 Mile Run

5 Rounds


Exercise List

Medicine Ball Around the Worlds

Start standing with your feet hip-width apart and a medicine ball in your hand. Bend and wrap the ball around your legs, your waist, and then up and around your head. Return to the starting position.


Medicine Ball Figure 8's

Start standing with your feet shoulder-width apart or wider and a medicine ball in your hand. Bend over and pass the ball under one leg and then through the other in a figure-8 motion.

Medicine Ball Sit Ups

Start on your back with your knees bent and a medicine ball in your hands. Hold the ball by your face and lift your torso off the ground. Keep your gaze on the ceiling and keep your chest up. Repeat the motion.


1 Mile Run

Start on a treadmill at a comfortable speed. Run until you get to 1 mile.