February 27, 2015

Baseball/Softball Training: Barbell SA Combo Press

Sometimes it's fun to do an exercise that's not on the "functional" strength training protocol AND when… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: Barbell SA Combo Press Baseball/Softball Training: Barbell SA Combo Press

Baseball/Softball Training: Harness Assisted Eccentric Hamstring Lowers

Eccentric Hamstring Lowers (also known as the Nordic Hamstring Lowers) are a great exercise to incorporate… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: Harness Assisted Eccentric Hamstring Lowers Baseball/Softball Training: Harness Assisted Eccentric Hamstring Lowers

Exercise of the Week: Kettlebell Squat with Overhead Hold Progression

The use of Kettlebells make it easier for athletes to externally load specific exercises, especially… [more]

Exercise of the Week: Kettlebell Squat with Overhead Hold Progression Exercise of the Week: Kettlebell Squat with Overhead Hold Progression

Baseball/Softball Training: Standing Weighted Wall Ys

The Standing Weighted Wall Y exercise is something that is given to certain athletes that have already… [more]

Baseball/Softball Training: Standing Weighted Wall Ys Baseball/Softball Training: Standing Weighted Wall Ys

High Level Throwing: MB Shuffle Behind Throws

When training the throwing movement with medicine balls, we need to implement a specific type of drill… [more]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Barbell SA Combo Press

Sometimes it’s fun to do an exercise that’s not on the “functional” strength training protocol AND when one of your youth athletes asks if you could do a DB Press using barbells, well, that’s all the reason to do it! So I filmed it and wrote an article about it! The Barbell Single Arm Combo […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Harness Assisted Eccentric Hamstring Lowers

Eccentric Hamstring Lowers (also known as the Nordic Hamstring Lowers) are a great exercise to incorporate into any workout as a pre-work selection OR as a “tweener” exercise between multi-joint movements. Eccentric training is important for all athletes as most injuries occur when the body decelerates. This includes cutting, changing direction, stopping after a max […]

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Exercise of the Week: Kettlebell Squat with Overhead Hold Progression

The use of Kettlebells make it easier for athletes to externally load specific exercises, especially like the one above. The Squat with Overhead Hold is an awesome hip mobility, shoulder stability and core/trunk stability exercise! Definitely one of the more valuable movements to add to an athlete’s program. This exercise can also be performed with […]

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Baseball/Softball Training: Standing Weighted Wall Ys

The Standing Weighted Wall Y exercise is something that is given to certain athletes that have already learned the proper scap movement “Y” pattern without any weight AND can properly activate the Lower Trap without shrugging. Arm Angle & Scapular Plane Make sure the arm is out at a 135º-145º angle from the body. This […]

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High Level Throwing: MB Shuffle Behind Throws

When training the throwing movement with medicine balls, we need to implement a specific type of drill that will enhance high level throwing patterns, not inhibit them! Instead of performing the traditional shuffle throws in which you push the ball straight into the wall, try the shuffle behind throws. This drill will reinforce the hip […]