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Try Isolation Training for Increasing Pitching Velocity [ARTICLE]

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Pitcher workouts place a huge emphasis on compound exercises, such as Pull-Ups, Rows and Squats. Compound exercises are among the most effective...... Continue

4 Exercises Pitchers Need to Do After Every Start [ARTICLE]

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It is common for a pitcher to perform a recovery routine after starting a game. Often a coach prescribes these routines, which typically involved the pitcher icing...... Continue

Get Better Through Observation [ARTICLE]

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When Tiger Woods was a young child and being watched by his father, he would often be put in a high-chair so dad could practice his golf swing. For safety reasons, Tiger's dad didn't...... Continue

7 Exercises for Pitchers to Improve Shoulder Strength and Mobility [ARTICLE]

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In baseball, or any other overhead sport, proper shoulder function is critical to performance and longevity. When we get our baseball guys in after a long season to start their off-season training, one of the first...... Continue

A Quick In-Season Ab and Arm Workout for Baseball Players [ARTICLE]

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As the baseball and softball seasons gear up, it can be hard to find time to hit the weight room to maintain core, lower- and upper-body strength. But building strength in these areas is important to develop a powerful swing and prevent...... Continue

Pre-Season Baseball Throwing Program for a Healthy and Durable Arm [ARTICLE]

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It's no longer a secret that youth sports injuries are an epidemic on the rise, and injuries related to baseball throwing and pitching are at the forefront. Every spring, baseball players break out their gear and immediately put the pedal to the...... Continue

2 Upper-Body Workouts for Pitchers That Build Strength and Durability [ARTICLE]

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The upper body is crucial to baseball pitching success, because it imparts the force from the legs into the ball. A strong upper body can improve your performance, whereas weakness or injury in this area can limit...... Continue

Connective Tissue: The Key to Preventing ACL Injuries [ARTICLE]

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The anterior cruciate ligament is the last thing you want to injure. If you need ACL surgery, you have a 6- to 12-month rehabilitation period ahead of you, and you may not return with the same speed and agility you once had...... Continue

Improve Your Baseball Speed With This On-Field Workout [ARTICLE]

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When you look at MLB players, some guys are known for their speed, but generally, designated hitters are not swift of foot. As a young, developing player, that may give you the idea that speed isn't necessarily essential in baseball. This could...... Continue

Off-Season Baseball Exercises for Your Shoulders [ARTICLE]

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Baseball workouts typically include external and internal rotational shoulder work, along with other shoulder exercises and neutral grip dumbbell bench pressing. But coaches need to gauge how strong and stabilized their athletes are and tailor...... Continue

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