Offseason baseball strength and conditioning programs have evolved over the years. What used to be seen as a competitive advantage, baseball offseason training programs are now the norm. Instead of being seen as an advantage, it’s now common knowledge that … Read more >
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Weighted ball training programs have become a very popular tool for baseball players looking to improve their pitching velocity.
Unfortunately, the popularity of weighted baseball training has grown faster than our understanding of the science behind them.
Over the last … Read more >
I’m very proud to say that our first research project on the effect of baseball pitchers training with weighted balls has finally been published! Big thanks for my coauthors Lenny Macrina, Dr. Glenn Fleisig, Kyle Aune, and Dr. James Andrews.… Read more >
Note from Mike: Today’s post is an excellent article from New York Yankees team physician, Dr. Chris Ahmad, and Frank Alexander, ATC. We know that Tommy John injuries continue to rise. Chris and Frank have written a new book to … Read more >
Weighted baseball training programs to enhance pitching velocity are becoming more popular each year. However, there are so many questions regarding the proper use of weighted baseballs:
- Are weighted baseball training programs effective at improving pitching velocity?
- If so, why
Over the years, the idea of posterior capsular tightness and glenohumeral internal rotation deficit (GIRD) in baseball pitchers has grown in popularity despite not much evidence.
I routinely see baseball players ranging from kids to MLB pitchers that have been … Read more >
Pitching a baseball takes a tremendous amount of skill to throw with velocity and accuracy. Improving velocity tends to be the primary concern of many pitchers, especially youth baseball players. In order to learn how to enhance velocity, it’s more … Read more >
The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on my 4 Keys to Staying Healthy During the Baseball Season is now available.
4 Keys to Staying Healthy During the Baseball Season
This month’s Inner Circle webinar is on 4 Keys to Staying Healthy During … Read more >
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