Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Food

What Should Umpires Eat Before a Morning Game? PBSCCS was recently contacted by an umpire who wanted to know what he could do to improve his stamina and performance in morning games. He said that he seemed to be dragging during morning games and wondered if there was something that he could eat for breakfast that...

Eating Clean: Unintended Consequences By Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSCS I’ve started eating clean; quinoa and brown rice. No more white rice. I haven’t had cookies for ages. I’m eating clean—no added sugar. When I visit my parents, I bring my own food. It’s healthier…. The clean eating movement has raised a...

Athletes, Injuries and Nutrition  By Nancy Clark, RD Athletes get injured. It’s part of the deal. Be it a torn ACL, Achilles tendonitis, or a pulled muscle, the questions arise: What can I eat to recover faster? Would more vitamins be helpful? What about collagen supplements? At this year’s virtual Food and...

Nutrition Tactics for Building Muscles By Nancy Clark MS, RD, CSSD Most athletes want to have strong muscles to be more powerful, help prevent injuries, add protection against contact injuries, and yes, to look buff. They wonder: What can I eat for more muscle, strength and power? The standard belief is to eat extra...