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.
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!
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.
After a long day of practice, it’s important to perform exercises that relax your muscles and prevent injury. This is especially true for throwers. Avoiding exercises that care for your arms can lead to one of many possible injuries. Take an extra 10 minutes to try out these 4 arm care exercises.