hip flexors

Proper Warmups For Weight Training

Our baseball athletes undergo a rigorous offseason workout schedule that incorporates a ton of heavy weight lifting – mostly done with barbells, but we use dumbbells for single-arm exercises (rows) and pressing (bench press with the neutral grip and the occasional push press) as well. Most of the athletes that I get come into the […]

By |February 8th, 2010|Training|2 Comments

Thomas Test – Applications in Baseball

This video is an excellent explanation of the Thomas Test as used by physical therapists around the world:


We will often perform this test on clients over the age of 16. While it is traditionally used to test for a fixed flexion deformity of the hip (and we do check for this), we use it with […]

By |December 14th, 2009|Training|1 Comment