Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

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  

Baseball is a sport that requires repeated brief efforts of max intensity followed by 20-30 seconds or more of recovery. Tabata training is a high-intensity interval training program (HIIT) that has been shown to improve both anaerobic and aerobic capacity making it an appropriate training option for both off-season...

Effective strength and conditioning coaches conduct a needs analysis of both the athlete and his/her sport. A thorough examination of the physiological requirements of the sport is a part of this needs analysis. Depending on the demands of the sport, certain training modalities may lead to adaptations that do not...

Step into any weight room or clubhouse area in professional baseball and you will most likely find one common thread among them all. It’s not the training equipment, the sound system, or even the white boards with various workout prescriptions on them. No, in fact it is the supplement counter and when you look at...

Will Gilmore, the two-time Carolina League Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year (2017 and 2018), just completed his 6th year in the strength and conditioning field and his 4th in professional baseball. Prior to joining the Royals in 2015, he gained valuable experience by starting a training company out of his...

Every year as the season subsides coaches start to ask “what could we have done better or different.”. This helps us prepare for the additional things or changes that need to occur in the following year. Three things that are consistently evolving in our industry are testing, programming and data analysis. While...

Click the link below to see the full list of 2018 MiLB Strength Coach of the Year Winners! 2018 MiLB Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award