Author Archives: Ryan

Being obsessed with improving his baseball game, but having no coach to turn to, Ryan Spadafora decided to take matters into his own hands by creating fivetoolschool.com. A place where people just like him can come to get the best information, tips, and gear available.

Baseball Core Workout For Strength and Stability

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:

  • Why Core Exercises For Baseball Are Important
  • The Best Baseball Core Workouts
  • The Benefits of Good Balance and a Strong Core
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What I Learned: Velocity Changes Everything

Baseball Season is here! And that means it's time to be overly critical of every at bat, play in the field, and failed stolen base attempt. As part of a series of posts this summer, I'll be breaking down my own performance, and seeing what lessons I can take away from every game.

I play in a men's adult baseball league called the National Adult Baseball Association (NABA for short).

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