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Keeping Up With Baseball Research: 6/25/2018

In the past, I tried putting together a somewhat consistent research review on relevant baseball research... let's just say it didn't work. To fully break down (in depth) a research paper, it's methods, findings, and practical application, took far longer than I had...

Integrating Functional Range Conditioning into Baseball

    One of the most often questions that we get comes in the form of “how do you integrate Functional Range Conditioning with baseball?” Well, today we are going to address that question once and for all. Over the winter, you may have seen videos of MLB players doing...

Progressing Pitchers Hip Mobility

  Sometimes the way in which we attempt to gain more range of motion or become more mobile gets tricky. We see videos online of people doing some pretty funky moves - doing the splits with kettle-bells or movement flows for their hips - and think to ourselves "yeah...

BBA Podcast – All Things Baseball

  A few weeks ago, Michael Zweifel, had me on his podcast along with Zach Dechant, the assistant director of strength & conditioning for Texas Christian University, to talk everything baseball related. We had a fantastic conversation on many different aspects of...

Stephen Osterer’s Story

Growing up, I always considered myself a two-sport athlete. Being the typical Canadian kid, hockey was always number one for me. From the first time that I laced up the skates I knew where my athletic passion was. As such, I would play hockey year-round and mix in...

Are We Creating a Dependency for Recovery Modalities?

The following is just a small portion from my upcoming recovery book edited to make sense within the context of a standalone blog post.   A growing and concerning trend that I have seen in recent years is the creation of a culture dependency on recovery...

Cleaning Up Your Side Lying CARs

A lot of the players that we see attempting to perform side lying hip CARs (controlled articular rotations) show two common difficulties. More often then not, they are unable to maintain a rigid torso and substitute accessory motion in the knee with extension....