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 … Read more >
Baseball is a three-dimensional sport, but the majority of strength and conditioning coaches seem to gravitate to a sagittal plane dominant regimen while ignoring the frontal and transverse planes drastically.
The more we can train our core in all three … 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 >
One of the most common questions I get is related how to properly warm up. This includes questions on static stretching and its role in warming up prior to a training session or athletic event.
Many people are mislead when … Read more >
When working with overhead athletes, optimal positioning and function of the shoulder complex is vital for sustained performance. Whether you’re a high school outfielder or major league pitcher optimal development and function of the serratus anterior and the deep abdominals … Read more >
The latissimus dorsi muscle is important in baseball players.
The lats can be a baseball player’s best friend as well as their worst enemy at times. The lats are an expansive muscle group originating in the low back and ending … Read more >
The two most commonly reported areas of pain in baseball players are the shoulder and elbow.
However, the area in pain may not actually be causing the pain itself.
The body is a chain and weakness in one link of … Read more >
Throwing and hitting can take a toll on the body.
Here is an exercise that baseball players can use to not only groove appropriate hip loading but also teaches power with the movement, without actually throwing or swinging a bat. … Read more >