"Have a nice trip, see you next Fall"
Fall ball and a long summer of competition is coming to an end, and I know a lot of you athletes are wondering what to do with your time now. Allow me to make a suggestion…. GET INTO THE GYM! Now that it is the beginning of the off-season, let’s consider some variables: Your body needs a break from playing your sport competitively. Let it happen. Work on your specific needs (mobility concerns, attacking weaknesses, etc.) Assess and evaluate where you are in the fitness-fatigu
WEIGHTED BASEBALLS: DO's and DON'T's BASED ON THE RESEARCH
Oh boy, here we go again with all the weighted baseball stuff… But, seriously, are you educated yet? Probably not. There is so much more research needed to fully understand everything there is about weighted baseballs. So far, here is some of what we do know in a quick summary: Throwing Velocity Using an array of weighted baseballs (4-12oz.) can lead to an increase in throwing velocity. One study  found that using over-weighted baseballs as a warm up greatly improved both