Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Posts Tagged ‘Stability’

Research Review Hip Abduction Strength Contributes to Dynamic Control of the Trunk and Legs Simple single-leg step-down test (SLSD test) can help assess hip abduction strength, enhance performance and reduce the risk of injury A recent study by medical personnel at USC and California Angles of 180 minor league...

The Core Provides a Stable Base from Which the Limbs Can Move By Gene Coleman, Jose Vazquez and Napeoeon Pichardo For years we did sit-ups in an attempt to develop a 6-pack. We now know that a 6-pack has no meaningful place in sports. A 6-pack should be the by-product of an effective total conditioning program, not a...

In the sport of baseball, regardless of whether you are fielding, throwing, swinging, running or jumping, the ability to stabilize the core is essential.  Regardless of whether you are playing in a game, going through pre-game drills or working in the weight room, the main job of the core is to ensure stabilization...