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4 Exercises to Improve Overhead Shoulder Stability

4 Exercises to Improve Overhead Shoulder Stability

In today's post CDSF coaches Dan Jones and Mike Sirani go over four upper body exercises that will help you improve your overhead shoulder stability and keep your shoulders healthy during periods of higher volume and intensity upper body training. 

In-Season Baseball Training Band External Rotation

In-Season Baseball Training Band External Rotation

The band external rotation is one of the most commonly performed exercises by baseball players on the field and in the gym. It is also one of the most common incorrectly performed exercises.

In the video above I cover two frequently seen mistakes with this exercise and how to correct them in order to make the exercise much more effective.

In-Season Baseball Training: Face Pull with External Rotation

In-Season Baseball Training: Face Pull with External Rotation

Two ways in-season training can benefit you and keep you healthy, and on the field, is by maintaining strength and keeping your mobility in check.
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It’s always a win when you can find exercises that do both. Here’s the Face Pull with External Rotation.

The Art Of Foam Rolling

The Art Of Foam Rolling

I’m no fortuneteller, but I’m usually pretty good at predicting the first few moves people make when they enter the gym.  Somewhere between setting down their bag, consuming a healthy dose of caffeine, and loading up the barbell there’s some vaguely defined—albeit well-intentioned—period of time that involves rolling around on a foam roller or digging a lacrosse ball into various body parts.

These types of soft-tissue mobilization techniques have become a standard part of most people’s warm-up routines.  But what do we really know about the science underlying these methods?  And more importantly, are they right for everyone?

Wouldn’t it be great if we had a purpose and a plan, and not just a bunch of haphazard “I-think-this-is-supposed-to-be-good-for-me” exercises?

This article will explore some of what we know about the science of muscle and fascia, and how we can connect that information to our workouts for the best possible outcomes.