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Courtney Plewes | Jun 6, 2016 2:32:04 PM

Tips to Planning Your In-Season Strength and Conditioning

Many athletes do not consider in-season baseball strength training necessary to their baseball success. They mistakenly think that the gains made over the off-season will last through a long grueling baseball season. Well, in this case the old phrase ‘use it or lose it’ rings true; each week without any strength training you are getting weaker and weaker; come play-off season when you should be at your strongest you will consequently be at your weakest.

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Topics: strength and conditioning

Courtney Plewes | Oct 5, 2015 5:23:00 PM

8 Baseball Strength Training Lessons From the Cressey Elite Mentorship

On June 14-16th of this year I was fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to attend the Elite Baseball Mentorship program at Eric Cressey’s training center in Hudson, MA. For those of you who don’t know who Eric is you can check out his website here. Basically he is THE go-to-guy in the USA for high school, college and professional baseball players.

For those of you who have been to our facility here at The Baseball Zone you will be happy to know that our facilities were almost identical, only opposite in a way! I mean that Cressey’s gym is 15,000 sq. ft. with the majority of his facility being designated for strength and conditioning with two bullpen lanes; while ours is 15,000 sq. ft. with about 3,500 sq. ft. of that being strength and conditioning and the rest baseball.

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