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12
13
2016

The Path to Long-Term Training Progress and Adaptation

In the previous post we discussed the importance of a ballplayer’s first year of strength-training, and how to go about making the most of that first year. Today we will extend from that topic by discussing further the great window of adaptation that novice athletes possess, and why it is impo...

12
05
2016

The Most Important Year of Your Training Career

While every year, off-season, month, and week of training is vitally important to the development of the athlete, not all years are created equal. In fact, many might say that the training cycles that carry the most weight and significance are those that occur later in a career, when a player has ac...

11
07
2016

Learning From the Work Habits of Professional Pitchers

There are a lot of reasons to admire and emulate professional athletes when you are a young amateur student-athlete aspiring for athletic greatness. As a strength and conditioning specialist, the most obvious and observable qualities that I take notice of when working with higher level athletes pert...

10
03
2016

Why Developing a Training and Pitching Routine Matters

When you’re a rookie-ball strength and conditioning coach – as I was during my time in professional baseball – you work with many young players. But, this is not at the exclusion of other players, as you’re also afforded the opportunity to see and interact with players of all...