Post-Game/Practice Baseball Training

Had a few old baseball teammates/guys I coached ask about post-game/practice training that I would recommend.  In the two years that I played in Europe/Australia after college, I never stretched, did cardio, abs, foam rolled, etc.  Rather, the plan was always to: perform simple movements with minimal/no equipment and with game-like intent add as much strength-endurance as… Read More Post-Game/Practice Baseball Training

Overlying Principle of Strength Rehab/Training Programs

Principle: ALL injuries are caused by the body’s inability to absorb force You can stop reading now if you get it. In case you want it broken down further, here we go… Musculature is the primary force absorbing structure in the body, and failure to absorb force properly could occur if: muscle is not strong enough… Read More Overlying Principle of Strength Rehab/Training Programs

Training Foundation: Advanced

Advanced programs are, as the name suggests, for the advanced.  At this point, after following an Intermediate program for 6+ months at a bare minimum and building a huge foundation of strength endurance, starting strength, etc., one’s base could be sufficient for more advanced protocols.  True development and progressions to reaching “advanced” levels take anywhere… Read More Training Foundation: Advanced

Spinal Health: The 5-Minute Daily Exercise That Saved My Baseball Career

 The “actor” above is a good friend/mentor of mine, Dr. Tommy John (@DrTommyJohn on IG), a principled Doctor of Chiropractic based in San Diego. Follow him for a few daily doses of truth and introspection. Most people can pinpoint their successes and accomplishments to commitment to a few principles or core beliefs.  For me, “accomplishment” was… Read More Spinal Health: The 5-Minute Daily Exercise That Saved My Baseball Career