This is a guest post from Rob Smith, owner of 500CalorieFitness.com, a site that promotes the benefits of intermittent fasting and regular exercise as part of a well-rounded, healthy lifestyle.
If you’re a serious ball player then you need a great baseball core workout as a part of your strength training program. There’s no two ways about it.
Taking time to build the muscles around your abdomen and lower back will improve your core strength and stability, which will ultimately help you pitch faster, hit harder and sprint quicker.
In this article we’ll look at:
Sure, you can go lift weights until the cows come home, but is that going to get you the best results on the baseball field? Probably not. Baseball is a unique sport in that it uses a very specific set of muscles in explosive ways.
A good baseball workout is not about endurance, or even bulking up. It's about fine tuning your core, staying flexible, and conditioning your fast twitch muscles to be ready for action at the crack of the bat.
I'm not a personal trainer, nor do I play one on the internet - so that's why we've done some digging to come up with the 17 best baseball workouts we could find. Enjoy! (and don't forget to hydrate)