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Protect Your Shoulders: Add Rowing Variations to Your Baseball Exercises

Baseball is a very unique sport. It requires a unique skill set including hand/eye coordination, timing, rotational power, flexibility to reach ground...

The 5 Most Common Weak Spots in Athletes (and How to Fix Them)

You already spend lots of time training the obvious muscles. You know, the ones that look good in the mirror. But in the process, you might be missi...

Best Shoulder Exercises for Men

Best Shoulder Exercises for Men:  Safer Movements for Building Muscle for SportsBy Jim Carpentier, CSCS     Shoulder-strengthening exercises are...

5 Exercises for Training the Rotator Cuff

One of the biggest misconceptions about training the rotator cuff is the use of bands to help improve recovery and stabilization of the cuff. In...

Ask the Experts: How Do I Prevent Shoulder Pain During the Bench Press?

Q: My shoulder hurts when I Bench Press. What should I do? A: You might be attempting a personal record on the Bench. You load up the plates, lie on ...

The Most Underutilized Piece of Equipment for Healthy Shoulders

Since it does so much pushing, pulling, throwing and lifting, both in everyday life and in the gym, the shoulder joint takes a beating. And since ...

6 Surprising Risks of Fatigue for Pitchers (and How to Beat It)

Fatigue among baseball pitchers is poorly recognized and improperly trained against. No wonder it's a common cause of injuries for these athletes....

5 Exercises Pitchers Should Avoid—and Several They Should Do Instead

Fact #1: The "inverted W" is a dumb term. Like so many other things in baseball, it's an overcomplicated way to refer to something very simple. Wha...

Shoulder Stabilizing Exercises to Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff

Rehabbing a rotator cuff injury often consists of completing set after mind-numbing set of shoulder external and internal rotation exercises. As an a...

Exercise of the Week: Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Carry

The STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The Exerc...

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