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16
2011

Olympic Lifts for Baseball Players – Is Power Planar?

While there aren’t any Olympic lifts in our first training video (as seen in the right sidebar), our older baseball athletes do perform the power clean as a staple in their barbell training program. Recently there have been a few articles on the Internet discussing the validity and usefulness...

08
09
2010

Closed-Chain vs. Open-Chain Motion

I’ve gotten a few questions about when to use closed-chain training techniques in comparison to open-chain techniques. But first, for the reader, let’s define those terms: Open Kinetic Chain Exercise: An exercise in which the end of the limb being exercised is not in contact with any sur...

03
03
2010

P90x for Baseball?

In an excellent (and controversial) post about Crossfit for baseball athletes, Eric Cressey talked about why Crossfit’s Workout of the Day is a poor way to train for baseball for many reasons. One such reason was: 3) I have huge concerns about poor exercise technique in conditions of fatigue i...