Joey Votto Elastic Power Circuit
May 13, 2011
Joey Votto, 2010 NL MVP, demonstrates how he developed explosive hitting power with his Elastic Power Circuit. Corey Stenstrup from the IMG Performance Institute provides details on how to correctly perform each exercise.
About the Video
In this video, STACK tags along during Joey Votto's Elastic Power Circuit. Chaining energy through this elastic power circuit is great for any athlete. This circuit will help baseball
players learn to exchange and transfer their energy in a nice clean fashion, which easily transfers to the field during the dynamic movements baseball requires.
Votto's Elastic Power Circuit
Sets/Reps: 2x circuit
Death Drop With Recoil
- Stand on 36" box- Steady one foot over the edge of the box - Step over with second foot- In fluid motion, drop to squat
position, then immediately spring back to standing positionSets/Reps: 1x6
Clean and Press With Med Ball
- Place med ball on platform- Legs slightly wider than shoulders- Drop clean, pick up med ball- Drive up, extend body, throw ball directly upSets/Reps: 1x4
- Extend arms, grip rings, hold body weight- Straighten and extend one leg, pull other leg toward chest with thigh parallel to ground- Pull bent leg up, push straight leg down- Keep gait width at four inches- Stay centeredSets/Reps: 1x3 each leg or about 20-30 seconds
Looking for an intense upper-body circuit? Check out Joey Votto Upper-Body Strength Workout