Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

Check out the most current issue of Baseball/Softball Performance Conditioning here covering Nutrition, the relationship between Ground Force and Ball Speed, and Velocity Based Training.   Baseball/Softball Performance Conditioning Volume 16 Number 6      

ORGANIZATION: CINCINNATI REDS JOB TITLE: LATIN AMERICAN STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION: The Cincinnati Reds are looking for a candidate to fill the position of Latin American Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Candidate will oversee the Latin American Strength and Conditioning program based out...

Check the link below to view the entire list of 2017 MiLB Strength Coaches of the Year, as voted by their peers.  Congratulations to ALL winners!   MiLB Strength Coach of the Year 2017

Minding the details and coaching points for a One Hand KB Swing.

Chad Uihlein is beginning his 11th year working in professional baseball. An internship at Athlete’s Performance (now EXOS) in Phoenix, AZ while a student in 2006 led to him joining the Seattle Mariners as a strength and conditioning coach. After joining the Mariners in 2007, he has served the organization in...

Ropes training, otherwise known as battle ropes, has become an increasingly popular modality in strength and conditioning programs in recent years because of the numerous training benefits it provides. It is an effective tool to enhance strength, power and endurance2. However, the questions are does it fit in the...

“…true pilot must of necessity pay attention to the seasons, the heavens, the stars, the winds, and everything proper to the craft if he is to rule a ship.” (The Republic 6.488e). It is absurd to believe that almost 2,400 years ago Plato would describe how I should go about my role as strength and conditioning...

As a sports dietitian and nutrition coach, I am always looking for ways to help my athletes optimize performance through what they eat, how much they eat and when they eat. I like to provide demos, cooking classes and shopping tours and watch them become engaged, excited and inspired to think about their fuel....

  Regardless of whether you are a believer or non-believer in the practice of long toss for pitchers and/or position players, it appears to be here to stay. Most players use some form of long toss during the off-season, pre-season and/or season. Some organizations are staunch supporters and others permit it with...

Mike Roose begins his 2nd season as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Boston Red Sox. He spent 4 season as the Red Sox Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator after serving as a strength and conditioning coach with Triple-A Pawtucket in 2010 and 2011. He started with the Red Sox...