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10 Upper Body Exercises for Softball Players

This week I’ve put together a catalog of ten upper body exercises from our YouTube page. From my experience, upper body strength training is too often overlooked or avoided in fear of injury or “getting to stiff and bulky”. The reality is strength training is critical to improve the physical integrity and durability of muscles, tendons and ligaments.

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Softball Fitness: The Importance of Aerobic Work for Strength and Power

For this week’s contribution, I’m sharing an article that covers the science behind the importance of aerobic training and development for strength and power athletes. This article is technical and I understand it doesn’t satiate the reader’s who are looking for exercises or “workouts”. I’m sharing this for the fitness and strength and conditioning professionals who are in charge of creating and implementing training programs.

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College Softball Summer Strength Training – Phase 3

This week, I’m delivering the final phase of our College Softball Summer Training program. In this post you will be able to download each of this program’s 3-phases to complete or take with you to school. In Phase 3, I’ve decreased the reps to focus on building strength, added a conditioning challenge at the end of each week and prescribed a de-load week to give you a break before the start of the fall.

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“Front Side” Strength Training for Softball Pitchers

In this week’s video covering strength training for softball pitchers, I show you what exercises to add if you are struggling with creating or maintaining a strong front side during your delivery.

College Softball Summer Training Program – Phase 1

This week, I’m delivering Phase 1 of our College Softball Summer Training program. This is a FREE downloadable program with exercise video demonstrations and instruction. This program is designed to prepare incoming college freshmen for their collegiate weight room experience.

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How to Work Out in a Big, Crowded Gym

Joining a gym can be intimidating and overwhelming. In this week’s video, I give you some tips on how to workout in a big, crowded gym. If you’ve already joined a gym and have been following the 2014 Offseason Strength Training Program, this video will show you how to complete the workouts I’ve provided.

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2014 Offseason Strength Training Program Month 3

Exercise demonstrations and schedule for Month 3 of Fastpitch Power’s 2014 Off Season Strength Training Program for softball players.

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2014 Softball Off Season Strength Training Program Month 1

Exercise demonstrations and schedule for Month 1 of Fastpitch Power’s 2014 Off Season Strength Training Program for softball players.

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Help! I Need to Get In Shape Fast for College!

In this video, I demonstrate a total body strength training routine and my go-to conditioning exercise for getting athletes in shape quickly. I also outline a last-minute workout schedule for college athletes who want to make a good first impression this fall.

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Softball Team Speed Training

In this week’s video, I demonstrate 8 speed training exercises that are easy to instruct but hard on the legs! The exercises require MINIMAL space and equipment so they are PERFECT for team warm ups and workouts. Following the video, I lay out a 12-week sample program that coaches and parents can easily implement with their athletes starting today.

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