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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...

Does Your Pitching Velocity Dip During the Season? Here's Why

A high school pitcher trains his butt off during the offseason but stops completely when the season actually begins. I see it all too often. In my ...

This Single-Leg RDL Variation Will Help You Get Faster and Prevent Injuries

The banded single-leg RDL (Romanian Deadlift) with a row is a great exercise to train the hamstrings, glutes, lower back and lats how to decelerate and...

Velocity-Based Training: Jump Higher, Run Faster, Get Stronger, But Lift Lighter

Practical Application of Velocity Based Training Does Your Training Give Your Athlete What They Need? : Jump Higher, Run Faster and Get Stronger While...

Why Baseball Players Need to Prioritize Back Strength

There are two very important reasons for baseball players to include back training into their strength and conditioning program – injury prevention and...

This Training Mistake Ruins Your Explosiveness

We all reach plateaus in our training. The more advanced we become, the more likely our progress is to stagnate. We think endlessly about why we're...

How to Supercharge Your Speed With Resistance Bands

Super Charge your SPEED Training with Banded Resistance Key Points Bands provide resistance throughout the full range of motion Training through...

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