Posts by: Tim Rodmaker

The quadriceps, aka, “quads” are the four large muscles on the front of your thighs that are responsible for extending the knee. As a group, they are one of the main power generators for triple extension in movements such as running, jumping, squatting, lunging and biking. Because they are engaged in virtually...

If you have read any of my previous posts, you know that ‘efficiency’ is a cornerstone of my training philosophy. As coaches, we have all developed a personal foundation to our training approach. This is the tenant on which we focus our energy and encourage ‘buy-in’ from our athletes. A problem with this,...

Name:  Nathan Shaw                     Or­ga­ni­za­tion:  Arizona Diamondbacks Title: Major League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Years work­ing in pro­fes­sional base­ball S&C:  12 seasons including 2015. My professional life in baseball started in Spring Training 2001 as a dual...