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.
About Nick Esposito
I am a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). 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, we work with all types of clients. This includes adults, multi-sport athletes ranging from youth, high school, NCAA, MiLB, MLB, and NFL.
Entries by Nick Esposito
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.
When I asked baseball players and professionals if they wished they started strength training at an earlier age, 96% responded with “YES.” The earlier you begin to prepare for long-term success, the better. Here is a long-term development plan that will help assist baseball players from youth sports to high school to a professional career.
For throwers, a strong front leg plays a crucial role in successfully throwing a baseball. Your front leg transfers energy into your upper body and helps to create a stronger, faster throw. Here are 4 exercises that can improve front leg power and help you get the throw you need.