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The Truth About Showcases Good for a Select Few Only By Flint Wallace I’m just going to be blunt here. Showcases make sense for only about 15-25% of all baseball athletes actually attending them. The top 5-15% do not need a showcase. Athletes of this caliber are going to be noticed and get attention regardless of...

Sleep: An Important Part of Your Training Program By Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD Sleep and Athletic Performance. Sleep is important for health and essential for optimal performance. You have undoubtedly seen the studies about lack of sleep being associated with increased body fat and decreased memory formation. Trying to...

  Trevor Swartz is currently the Minor League Physical Performance Coordinator for the Colorado Rockies (currently in his 6th season with Colorado and 3rd as the Coordinator). Trevor graduated from Central Washington University in 2014 with a BS in exercise science. His certifications include the CSCS, RSCC, USAW and...

                Matt Krause of the Yankees             Jim Malone & Jameson Taillon of the Pirates               Paul Fournier, Aaron Nola and Jake Arrieta of the Phillies To read more about the Taylor Hooton Foundation click the link below! Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning Coaches Society Steps Up to Partner With...

Jason Meredith is in his second season with the Milwaukee Brewers after joining the organization in November 2016. Prior to working with the Brewers, he spent seven seasons in the Philadelphia Phillies organization, most recently as minor-league strength and conditioning coordinator (2014-16). He was the strength and...

Consistency is King: Programming for Sport By Max Torres, M.Ed., CSCS Any trip onto various YouTube fitness pages yields a plethora of videos demonstrating every variation of every exercise that you could possibly think of. With all of these exercises shoved in your face, how could you possibly provide your athletes...

Proper Conditioning for the Baseball Player By Zach Dechant, CSCS, USAW, SCCS Conditioning with Tempo Runs. Conditioning for baseball players has long consisted of LSD: long, slow, distance work. While slow aerobic work has it benefits, I tend to disagree that it is a useful technique for baseball athletes which leads...

Hip Thrust and Squat for Acceleration and Max Running Speed By Jose Vazquez, PT, RSCC, Napoleon Pichardo, RSCC, Gene Coleman, RSCC*E For decades, the squat has been considered to be the “King of Exercises” for almost all things athletic. While research indicates that squats are effective for improving many of the...