ADVANCING THE GAME OF BASEBALL
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This post will focus on “Strength-Speed” which is a type of strength that is described as moving a moderately heavy load at a moderate speed. This is important because when we initiate the pitching delivery we are in fact moving a moderate load, in the form of your own body weight, at a moderate speed, before moving faster and faster as we climb the kinetic chain and let go of the baseball.
This blog will cover the macronutrients and the foundations needed to understand how carbs, proteins, and fats affect the body. It will provide a brief explanation of how each of the macronutrients is digested. Also, each macronutrient will include healthy foods that can be implemented into your diet.
Amateur pitchers typically throw very poor-quality curveballs. In this article, learn why the curveball should be thrown as hard as possible, and why focal points are critical is learning how to locate a curveball.
Summer and travel baseball are in full swing, but how can you maintain your workouts on the road? Hotel gyms can be hit or miss, trust me, as a player and coach, I’ve seen a lot of hotel gyms. In this article, I will give you a dumbbell workout and a bodyweight workout you can perform on the road to maintain your strength and performance at your next tournament.
Today in youth baseball, there are so many myths that are perpetuated by coaches and parents. While there may be good intentions, these myths can put the athlete at risk of injury. This article details four of the biggest myths that I see with youth baseball players that can be modified for improved safety and overall health.
Is heavy lifting good for pitchers, in the same way that it’s good for other athletes? Getting strong is important, but to what extent? There are three phases that determine if you need to keep pushing, or start backing off to maintain strength and reduce injury risk.
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