Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Outreach

What Should Umpires Eat Before a Morning Game? PBSCCS was recently contacted by an umpire who wanted to know what he could do to improve his stamina and performance in morning games. He said that he seemed to be dragging during morning games and wondered if there was something that he could eat for breakfast that...

I have a challenge I would like to put out to everyone. I truly believe this challenge will make you better. Every time you pick up your phone to spend time on social media – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, etc., stop at that exact moment and do something that will help you improve instead. Then,...

CrossFit isn’t going anywhere soon, but does it belong in Professional Baseball? By Paul Fournier, ATC, CSCS, RSCC*D, USAW CrossFit dates back to the mid 90’s, having established a business model around the year 2000. Its popularity became obvious by 2008-10 and continues to grow. According to CrossFit’s...

For the past few years we have seen the emphasis on increasing pitching velocity become the focus of most training programs for pitchers. The first question coaches or scouts ask about a pitcher is often “What’s his velo?” After all, success in pitching is about keeping the batter’s timing off. Having the...

WHAT: Tomorrow is the first day of Dodgers Youth Baseball Camp presented by Kaiser Permanente. One hundred thirty-seven campers will attend and all proceeds will benefit the Dodgers Dream Foundation. Twenty campers from El Centro Del Pueblo, a community service agency that provides social services to the youth and...