One of the common areas baseball players want to work on is speed and getting faster. With college camps and showcases right around the corner, now is a great time to work on your sprint mechanics! In this blog, I will share with you 5 sprint drills designed for baseball players. Make sure you watch the videos for a great demo and how I coach them.
About Nick Esposito
I am a Precision Nutrition Certified Coach and a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Founder of Nutrition for Softball and Esposito Strength Club. I currently work at Champion Physical Therapy and Performance with Mike Reinold and some of the brightest Strength Coaches and Physical Therapists within the Boston region & nationally. At Champion, I work with all ranges of clients with nutrition, strength, speed, and more. This includes adults, multi-sport athletes ranging from youth, high school, NCAA, MiLB, MLB, and NFL. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
Entries by Nick Esposito
In the baseball world, nutrition is often overlooked, and not on purpose. It’s just not always convenient to eat a well-balanced healthy diet with hectic sport and school schedules. Baseball players know that nutrition matters, yet have no idea what to do when it comes to nutrition. As a baseball player, you have the power to improve your performance through food. The Champion Baseball Nutrition for Performance will help.
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.
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.
In this article, I will be breaking down the results of 8 baseball teams ranging from 13u to 18u which we had the pleasure of working with this off-season at Champion Physical Therapy and Performance. I will provide examples and how to’s of several exercises as well! See how this baseball program increased power, strength, and performance while improving all their data and testing numbers!
When it comes to your adductors, or groin muscles, stretching is one of the most common go-to interventions to keep you from straining or pulling your groin. Stretching is one of the tools we use, but how do we strengthen your groin and adductor muscles? This article will breakdown additional ways to help you strengthen and keep your adductors healthy.
Baseball players frequently make 5 major mistakes during baseball season. They stop working out, and they have poor sleep and nutrition habits. These problems are compounded by poor time management skills. Here are some easy solutions to manage your time wisely and improve performance to maximize your season!
If you want to be successful in baseball or any sport, power is crucial. Increasing your power means improving your performance as a player. Here are four great exercises that can help baseball players develop their power potential.
What’s a common mistake that athletes make every day? Though it’s a small detail, it can have profound effects on your sprint times and field performance. This article explores why this error can hinder your sprinting and provides helpful exercises that will stop you from making this mistake and improve your speed.
Medicine balls can help athletes increase power and strength throughout their entire body. By improving coordination, preventing injury, and improving kinetic linking, exercises incorporating med balls can have amazing benefits for your body and your sports performance. Here are some ways to incorporate them in your next workout and some quick tips and tricks to consider when using them.