Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

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For 14 years (1985-1999) the Houston Astros trained on a hill that had been constructed in the home weight room in the Astrodome. The hill had a 150 incline, was 20 yards long x 5 yards wide and ended with a 5-yard level straightaway at the top. The running surface was made of wood and covered with a rubber pad and...

Kneeling Start for Acceleration by Jose Vazquez, PT, RSCC and Gene Coleman, Ed. D., RSCC*E The kneeling start is an effective exercise to teach proper body alignment, force production and recovery angle for the trail leg when accelerating from of a stationary start in the sagittal plane. When an athlete can...