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08
29
2016

A Guide to Strength-Training Progression – Part II

In the first segment of this 3-part series we discussed how important progression is in a strength and conditioning program. Simply put, the deep-rooted goal of any training program is to utilize training stressors and stimuli in order to force the body to adapt and become more resilient to the stre...

08
28
2016

A Guide to Strength-Training Progression – Part III

In Part I and Part II of this three-part series we discussed the importance of progressive overload, and the use of exercise/movement progression and training intensity as means to achieve it. For the third installment we will cover the meaning and significance of training volume to the overall trai...

08
22
2016

A Guide to Strength-Training Progression – Part I

As we move out of “Summer Sixteen” and into the Fall, any ballplayers who have yet to embark upon a serious strength training program due to travel baseball should now be commencing a consistent program. For most coaches and athletes, the most difficult part of beginning a strength training program...

08
03
2016

A Hierarchy of Baseball Training Needs

It seems that only strength and conditioning professionals are the ones who get fired up watching highlight videos of the fundamentals, like the well-executed squat or a technically sound hip hinge. For much of the rest of the sporting world – those that didn’t go to school to learn the intric...

10
20
2015

The Reinvention of Casey Weathers Part 2 – The Importance of Arm Health

“It’s no joke to try to get yourself from 95 mph to 100 mph in one offseason.” The Bump in the Road When we wrote, previously, about Casey Weathers, his troubles after Tommy John recovery and his return to baseball after two elbow surgeries, the piece ended on a hopeful, positive note – a free...