Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Interview with Joe Hudson

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Joe Hudson is in his third year as a Strength & Conditioning Coach within the Boston Red Sox organization. He has spent 5 seasons in professional baseball and another 4 years managing private sector sports performance facilities in Massachusetts. This past offseason, Joe opened his own performance facility, Hudson Strength, in Berlin, CT focusing on youth/high school athletic development and performance enhancement while working to develop a detailed assessment/testing protocol geared towards improving individual athletic performance profiles. He received his B.S. in Exercise Physiology from Plymouth State University (’12) and his M.S. in Exercise Science from Springfield College (’15). Joe and his wife Meghan currently live in Springfield, MA with their twin boys Callan & Griffin.


Topics covered in this episode:

  • Fog Machine Incident
  • Running a business
  • Bench press in baseball



  • “The biggest thing for me is the communication” (33:35)
  • “I think the smarter the athlete is and the more autonomous we can get them with their training the better off they’re gonna be” (35:29)
  • “Adaptability is the best ability” (36:13)


If you would like to learn more from Joe, you can follow his website:


or on social media:



@hudson_jr12 @hudsonstrengthllc





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