Training Tip of the Month
“When you gain a better understanding of what areas of the body an athlete stresses the most while playing their sport you'll be able to improve their in-season strength training program."
A crucial component of staying healthy and improving as an athlete is balancing work and recovery. _ As a baseball player, an in-season strength training program can easily shift the pendulum in either direction. A poorly planned program can increase the stress placed on the shoulder, elbow, and/or hip and hinder one’s on-field performance. A smart, well-thought-out program will allow you to maintain strength, allow tissues to receive adequate rest, and prevent injury by keeping mobility in check. _ The @chathamcoalcats are still keeping the energy high for their in-season lifts and you can see the principles above in action from @curtis_buchan _ Video 1️⃣: Still getting a strength training effect with SSB Squats _ Video 2️⃣ & 3️⃣: Still training the upper body without unnecessary stress on the shoulder and elbow by performing TRX rows and bear crawls instead of dumbbell rowing and bench pressing variations. _ #CDSFamily #capital #district #sport #fitness #sportsperformance #baseball #inseason
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High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) or Metabolic Conditioning (Met-Con) has gained a lot of popularity over the years. Many gyms have built their entire brand and product around HIIT or Met-Con. People like to feel like they’ve worked hard and accomplished something when leaving the gym. _ This is great, but I think pushing people to exhaustion with a series of random exercises and random work-to-rest ratios isn’t the best way to go about it. _ Check out my latest article for @stackmedia where you’ll learn how fatigue impacts your body and how to set-up your HIIT or Met-Con in a safer, smarter manner. _ Clickable 🔗 in bio. _ #hiit #metcon #intervaltraining #fatigue
#Repost @capitaldistrictsportandfitness with @get_repost ・・・ “Don’t let your elbow move behind your body when rowing.” It’s paying attention to details like this during the off-season that keeps athletes healthy and on the field during the season. _ ✅ More Training Sessions _ ✅ More Practice Time _ ✅ More Games _ Who doesn’t like that? _ #CDSFFamily #capitaldistrict #sportsperformance
Capital District Sport and Fitness
Capital District Sport and Fitness’ 3,000 square-foot training facility offers both semi-private, group training, and private training for athletes of all ages and ability levels—and anyone looking to look, feel, move, and perform better. Our comprehensive approach to training helps high school, college, and professional athletes perform at a high level and promotes a safe, long-term athletic development model for youth athletes.
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