BASEBALL is a pattern overload sport, meaning the same movements are replicated thousands of times throughout a season. Since baseball is a one-sided sport, this PATTERN OVERLOAD has the tendency to create muscle imbalances, often times leading to injury and … Read more >
Tag Archive for: Arm Care
I had another request from a subscriber to go over some arm care exercises this week. I put together a video below of 4 exercises I consistently use with our throwers during arm care days, or after a throwing … Read more >
The subscapularis is a muscle that is often neglected when talking about arm care exercises for baseball players.
The subscapularis is a rotator cuff muscle that attaches from the inside of your shoulder blade/scapula and wraps underneath to the front … Read more >
Recently the American Sports Medicine Institute published some fantastic research identifying specific changes in pitchers that may increase risk of an arm injury during the baseball season.
The most important changes have been linked to range of motion in the … Read more >
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) is a method of training stability and movement of the arm and body. Not only does it help with longevity and health of the arm, but also with movement and functionality of the kinetic energy system. … Read more >
I recently shared a video showing how I recommend baseball players get your arm loose when playing catch. I discussed that one of the biggest mistakes I see baseball players make is throwing too hard too early when playing catch. … Read more >
Weighted baseball velocity training programs continue to rise in popularity in baseball pitchers of all levels despite us not knowing why they may improve velocity, the long term effects on the body, or the most appropriate program to perform.
Unfortunately, … Read more >
One of the foundational pillars of any program for baseball players is an arm care program. Yet, this is often one of the most neglected areas I’ve seen. Many collegiate baseball players, let alone high school and youth baseball players, … Read more >
This article, How to Get the Most Out of the Start of Your Baseball Offseason, was originally featured on MikeReinold.com.
It’s been a long summer of baseball and it is time to start thinking about your offseason training … Read more >