How to Include Overhead Pressing Safely Into Your Training Program
Shoulder health is one of the top priorities for baseball players at all levels. No matter if you’re an Opening Day starter or a Little Leaguer making his pitching debut, [...]
Why Relative Strength Is Crucial for Baseball
In this article, I’m going to show you that strength training in a baseball-specific way can have a major impact on improving your explosive speed and all-around baseball performance. Strength [...]
3 Moves for an Effective Full-Body Workout
In our fast-paced world, some days we are incapable of completing our usual 45- to 60-minute routine. When these days occur we must turn to a shorter, faster-pace workout that [...]
Build Baseball Power With These 7 Explosive Exercises
As baseball off-season training is kicking into full gear, I've decided to provide a list of all-star exercises that have helped us produce the fastest,...
How to Build Serious Single-Leg Strength (And Why It’s So Important)
In a previous article, I established solid single-leg strength standards based on my many years of experience working with junior, D1 and pro hockey players. To recap, I consider split-squatting [...]
6 Ways to Squeeze In an Effective Workout Over Thanksgiving Break
Time-Saving Tips When In-Season Workout Time Is Limited By Jim Carpentier, CSCS For individual athletes, teams, and coaches, scheduling quality time in...
How Strong Is ‘Strong Enough’ For Single-Leg Exercises?
Soon, you'll be lifting weights well beyond what you thought you were capable of.
How to Make an Exercise Harder Without Adding More Weight
How do you increase the difficulty of an exercise? The first answer that pops into most peoples' heads is simple—add more weight. The larger the load, the more difficult the [...]
Hack Squat: Upgrading the Old-School Strength Staple
The Barbell Hack Squat is an old-school strength exercise that's been around forever. Essentially a Deadlift that begins with the barbell behind your heels instead of in front of your [...]
The ‘Big Lifts’ Aren’t Great for Tall People. Here’s How They Should Tackle Them
Weight training is not one size fits all. Certainly not all individuals are built or move the same. This world was not created for people who are at above-average (or [...]