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Applying Concepts of Shock Training to Pitching: Part 1, The Weight Room

To throw at elite velocities, pitchers must be able to produce a lot of force in a short amount of time. Strength plays an important role in this, but...

Heavier Isn't Always Better: How the Force-Velocity Curve Impacts Your Training

As coaches, we see the same old story play out in our trainees—the guy who always puts too much weight on the sled, the woman who grabs the heaviest...

Velocity-Based Training 101: How Force, Velocity and Power Relate to Athleticism

If you like this article, follow @RPP_Performance on Twitter! Baseball is an explosive sport where things happen fast and hard. This requires massi...

How to Throw Harder: 4 Exercises to Gas Up Your Fastball

The game's on the line. The other team's best hitter is at the plate. You peer in for the catcher's sign, twirling the ball between your fingers behind...

How Jordan Hicks Built a Body Capable of Hurling 105-mph Fastballs

Baseball has a new velocity king, and his name is Jordan Hicks. Hicks, a 22-year-old reliever for the St. Louis Cardinals, threw four of the five hard...