Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

Organization: San Diego Padres Job Title: Full-time Dominican Republic Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach Job Description: The San Diego Padres Strength and Conditioning department is looking to fill one full-time Strength and Conditioning Coach position at our baseball academy in the...

I read the following quote from Justin Su’a (@justinsua) on twitter, “Every day recommit to the things that matter most. You empower yourself when your priorities are in line. If you really want it, you’ll make time for it. If you don’t make time for it, you really don’t want it. Actions reveal...

If you’re a committed athlete, I’m sure you watch your favorite professional or Olympic athletes compete, whether LeBron, Serena, Tom, or Simone. Or you watch videos of them training on YouTube. Or you hear an interview with them in which they talk about their efforts, challenges, and successes. Or you read their...

Vaughn Robinson just completed his 16th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 12th in professional baseball. Prior to joining the Diamondbacks in 2007, he gained valuable experience working with both collegiate and professional athletes. He earned a BS in Health Promotion / Wellness at the University of...

Here’s how to establish the right healthy eating pattern for you. The joy of eating is that one size doesn’t fit all. Some of us eat to live, while others live to eat. For those with certain chronic conditions, like diabetes, food choices are closely tied to disease management, while others may customize meals in...

The use of sport technology devices is continuing to grow in the field of athletic performance and is starting to trickle down from professional and collegiate levels to high school settings. Specifically, wearable tracking devices are becoming widely used to help optimize training, assess player performance, and...

A previous post explained how to perform a one arm landmine row with the body perpendicular to the bar. This post will explain how to perform the exercise with the body parallel to the bar. Both exercises are excellent alternatives to DB rows and ground-based single-arm exercises designed to strengthen the upper back,...

“In order to be considered for the role, please apply online at https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/HOU1000/JobBoard/846f45ae-8050-4a78-92b6-1b5e0142d073/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=f47d9b4e-6c23-47f6-9c5d-1b2f92173486, those that do not apply using the link attached will not be considered” Strength...

Check out the latest issue of Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball here!  Covered inside… -Power in the Bubble Cheek -Prehab Back Pain Away -Power Chain in Professional Baseball -A Look back at Favorite Exercises of the Stars. Performance Conditioning Baseball/Softball Vol. 17, Number 6  

ORGANIZATION: Cleveland Indians JOB TITLE: Strength and Conditioning Coordinator JOB DESCRIPTION: To support and develop Minor League Strength and Conditioning affiliate staff with the purpose of improving on field performance through helping coaches/staff implement player plans. This position will be a part of the a...