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CDSF Sports Performance Open House Presentations

CDSF Sports Performance Open House Presentations

Download presentation slides from Capital District Sport and Fitness’ Inaugural Sports Performance Open House featuring Samantha Sirani, Samantha Arnold, Dan Jones, & Mike Sirani.

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.

Simple Single-Leg Training Tips

Simple Single-Leg Training Tips

At one point or another, many of us have incorporated single-leg training into our programs. Single-leg training is a great way to develop lower body strength, stability, hypertrophy, and also burn a few extra calories, because each set is going to take you twice as long to complete when compared to bilateral lifts. However, single-leg work is often neglected because it can be monotonous and may put you in positions where you feel awkward and unbalanced.

But, as an athlete—or anyone who gets off of the couch during the day—it’s important to be able to accept and deliver force on one leg. Single-leg exercises can leave you trying to find balance and prioritizing stability over actually training your lower body muscles. Oftentimes, it takes slight

What Are the Best Ways to Progress a Plank?

What Are the Best Ways to Progress a Plank?

The front plank is both one of the most commonly used and misused exercises in the gym. They’re often performed incorrectly, likely due to the fact the being able to hold a front plank for a long time is like wearing a badge of honor. Like any other exercise, you must ask yourself why you’re including it into your workout routine. The front plank is an excellent exercise for building endurance in your core and keeping your spine healthy—both of which are essential prerequisites for developing more dynamic stability that can carryover to your sport or daily activities. So, if the front plank is such a valuable exercise, where does it go wrong?