Flexibility

Tight hip flexors can cause a number of problems for baseball players. Among these are changes in joint alignments and potential pain in the pelvis, hip, knee, ankle, foot and low back. Hip flexor muscle tightness has also been linked to reciprocal inhibition in the hip extensor muscles (glutes) which can limit the...

Professional and collegiate baseball players spend a lot of time before, during, after and between games with their hip flexors in a shortened position which has been shown to inhibit the actions of the hip extensors (recripocal inhibition) and increase the compensatory stress on the muscles that assist with hip...

This is the first of a two-part series on conditioning catchers. Part I will outline specific exercises to help ensure that catchers warm-up properly for safe, effective performance. Part II will outline specific exercises and procedures to help ensure that catchers are able to recover between games, maintain personal...

Katherine Roberts’ Yoga for Baseball series continues with Hip Drives.

Open and Close the Gates with Chris Snyder.

This is an example of a glute activation exercise. This area is commonly overlooked. This exercise provides an additional option for training.

Basic hip mobility drills. These can be used prior to any activity.

Katherine Roberts shows how adding Yoga into your routine can help your overall wellness. This routine will help with your feet, hips, and t spine.

The following stretches are designed to help you stretch your hamstrings, glutes and groin without putting excess pressure on your low back. All you will need is a well-inflated 65-cm SB and a wall. Start with three sets of each exercise. Hold each stretch for 30 seconds and progress to three 60 second holds for each...

Jeff Mester, Milwaukee Brewers MiL Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, and Nate Dine, Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach, demonstrate the Supine Hamstring Floss.