Jimmy Rollins opens up to STACK about how important it is for athletes to stay in shape.
From a young age, Rollins' father motivated him to stay in shape with two important rules helpful to any athlete: focus on good technique in the weight room and < a href="http://www.stack.com/get-faster">get faster with endurance exercises.
Getting faster and stronger will always benefit any baseball
player; therefore, to improve your maximum athletic performance, it is critical to improve your overall stamina during workouts.
In this video, Rollins discusses his current training regimen which focuses on core stability
, body control and body awareness. Additionally, muscle memory and repetitive motion without resistance will allow the body to perform the same action with greater ease once resistance is added.
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Ultimately, according to Rollins, in order to be a serious athlete, you must be dedicated and focused in the weight room.