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Train Smarter, not just harder

Monday, December 28th, 2015

One thing I’ve noticed about athletes who do strength and conditioning work, is that many don’t really understand¬†much about the training, how it works, or WHY things are done. They just show up, wait for someone to tell them what to do, and they do it. To me, this is the equivalent of showing up […]

Does strength training make you slow?

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Share this article: Click Here to Tweet It’s a common misconception that strength training slows athletes down. I used to believe that was true. After all I’d seen players add weight lifting to their training. Yes, they got stronger, but they got slower too. Slower in running. Slower in pitching. Slow is not a goal […]

5 Things Conditioning Can Do For You

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Share this article: Click Here to Tweet Conditioning is one of my favorite parts of training. ¬†In our sport many coaches overlook strength and conditioning because: softball is not a high cardio sport like soccer, basketball, or volleyball softball does not require the same kind of physicality like football or wrestling where size and strength […]