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» Pitchers vs. Swimmers – Workout Fitness Article

Pitchers vs. Swimmers Written on August 10, 2019 at 7:42 am, by Eric Cressey I evaluated a baseball pitcher (left) and swimmer (right) back to back yesterday. It should serve as a reminder that not all overhead athletes are created equal – both in terms of the demands of their sports and the way they adapt to those demands. The pitcher is a classic scapular depression example. Notice how “flat” the clavicle presentation is. He’s very lat dominant and struggles…

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» Elite Baseball Development Podcast with Alex Wood – Workout Fitness Article

Elite Baseball Development Podcast with Alex Wood Written on July 31, 2019 at 4:38 am, by Eric Cressey We’re excited to welcome Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Alex Wood to this week’s podcast. A special thanks to this show’s sponsor, Athletic Greens. Head to http://www.athleticgreens.com/cressey and you’ll receive a free 20-pack of Athletic Greens travel packets with your first order. Show Outline How undergoing Tommy John surgery his senior year of high school impacted Alex’s progression as a ballplayer How arriving…

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» Elite Baseball Development Podcast: Should Pitchers Distance Run? – Workout Fitness Article

Elite Baseball Development Podcast: Should Pitchers Distance Run? Written on July 24, 2019 at 7:06 am, by Eric Cressey I’m flying solo for this week’s podcast, as I wanted to tackle a controversial topic in the world of baseball development: distance running. Before we get to it, though, a special thanks to this show’s sponsor, Athletic Greens. Head to http://www.athleticgreens.com/cressey and you’ll receive a free 20-pack of Athletic Greens travel packets with your first order. Show Outline Why “traditionalism” is…

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