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Seven Foundations of a Healthy Diet Healthy nutrition starts with planning. Mentally or physically map out meals and be sure this food is available. Eat at regular intervals in the day. No longer than 4 hours without food.  Choose whole foods vs processed foods for the majority of your diet (90% of the time) (see...

Immediately post surgery  Eat whatever feels appetizing and appealing to you for the first 1-2 days post surgery. You will most likely feel nauseated and not have a large appetite. Drink your calories if that is easiest – 100% fruit juice, Muscle Milk shakes, soda, or PowerAde. Try to eat something small every few...

  Pictured L to R, Strickland, Abell, Tressel 2017 MiLB Strength Coach of the Year Award was presented to all winners during the Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida on December 9th.  In attendance to receive their award was Trey Strickland (Midwest...

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...

The importance of sleep cannot be understated in terms of recovery. Sleep plays a critical role in not only recovery and on-field performance, but in all aspects of daily living. With new technology and recovery tools continuing to surface in recent years, it is important for coaches to help athletes see the big...

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...

Organization: Minnesota Twins Job Title: Seasonal Strength and Conditioning Coach Job Description: The Minnesota Twins are seeking one seasonal Strength Coach for the upcoming season. The Coach will report to Fort Myers, FL in March and break with the team in April. The coach is expected to be with the affiliate until...

  2016 MiLB Strength Coach of the Year Awards were handed out during Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Society Winter Meetings.  9 of the 18 award winners were present and five coaches who have won multiple times.  Congratulations to all award winners!  Check the entire list below 2016 Strength and...

Most athletes can metabolize sugar without problems. That’s because exercise enhances the transport of sugar from your blood into your muscles with far less insulin than needed by the body of an unfit person. The unfit body contributes to the rise in blood sugar that triggers the need for excess insulin and leads...

2016 Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year.  An honor to be recognized by peers.  Check the entire list below. 2016 Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year