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A Philadelphia native, Furey Leva joined the Philadelphia Phillies organization in January of 2017 after four years as a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates player development staff. Furey worked as a strength coach at four minor league stops for the Pirates: Indianapolis (AAA), Altoona (AA), Bradenton (High A) and...

Will Gilmore is a Minor League Strength and Conditioning coach with the Kansas City Royals. He joined the Royals in 2015 after completing an internship at Cal Berkeley. He has worked in the Pioneer League (Idaho Falls 2015), South Atlantic League (2016) and Carolina League (2017). Will was voted Minor League Strength...

Joey Greany, 34, has just completed his first season in the Tampa Bay Rays organization as the Assistant Major League Strength & Conditioning Coach and 10th season in professional baseball, after spending the previous nine seasons with the Kansas City Royals as their Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach. He is...

Bob Alejo is a 35-year strength and conditioning and administrative veteran at the collegiate, professional and Olympic level. Currently, the Director of Sports Science for Power Lift, Coach has directed strength and conditioning collegiately at CSU Chico, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara and North Carolina State University...

Tim Rodmaker completed his 12th year working in professional baseball. An internship at DePaul University, during the summer and fall of 2005, led to his joining the White Sox as a Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach in 2006 and has served in several capacities ever since. His first assignment was with...

Rob is entering his 6th season as a Strength & Conditioning Coach with the Miami Marlins Organization having started in 2012 with the Marlins Advanced A Team in Jupiter, Florida. He has worked with the GCL affiliate, AA affiliate, as well as spent time with the AAA affiliate throughout his time within the organization....

Kiyoshi Momose begins his 2nd season as Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Boston Red Sox after 15 years (2001-15) in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization in a variety of roles, most recently as Strength and Conditioning Specialist at the major league level. In addition to working with the big league club, Momose...

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The Vertimax is an excellent training tool for developing strength, speed and power. The standard unit consists of a platform with a maze of tension wound elastomers designed to increase resistance and speed of movement. Units come with a belt, and ankle and wrist straps that enable the user to achieve an overload...

Carbohydrates seem to be a source of confusion for athletes and fitness exercisers alike. Due to the Paleo Diet, Grain Brain, Wheat Belly, and other trendy diet books, many active people don’t know what to eat. They just think they should avoid pasta, bagels, juice, bananas and sugar – even if these foods are...