Sport Psychology, Training

Baseball and Gaining the Off-Season Advantage

This article was originally posted on Rebel Performance.com The off-season can pass by in the blink of an eye.  Even though the cold and dark months between November and March remind you nothing of the game of baseball they are the most crucial for ensuring you’ll be at your best come opening day. What you do… Continue reading Baseball and Gaining the Off-Season Advantage

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How to Perform Kneeling Adductor Dips

How to Perform Kneeling Adductor Dips The adductors work to both flex and extend the hip when sprinting and also play a major role in change of direction and lateral movement during sports. Because of this poor tissue quality or mobility of the adductors can play a role in groin strains. A good place to… Continue reading How to Perform Kneeling Adductor Dips

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How to Perform the Back to Wall Shoulder Flexion

In today’s video CDSF coaches Mike Sirani and Dan Jones go over the back to wall shoulder flexion. The back to Wall Shoulder Flexion is a warm-up exercise we use at CDSF to teach athletes and lifters good overhead shoulder motion without compensating through the lower back. If you’re an overhead athlete or train overhead with exercises like overhead… Continue reading How to Perform the Back to Wall Shoulder Flexion

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How to Perform Deep Squat Breathing with Lat Stretch

How to Perform Deep Squat Breathing with Lat Stretch In this video CDSF coaches @mikesirani and @danielkjones go over a common exercise we use @capitaldistrictsportandfitness for athletes and lifters who have a over extended posture to help the lats and back muscles relax. When performing remember to: ✅ Pull your butt to your heels ✅ Exhale all… Continue reading How to Perform Deep Squat Breathing with Lat Stretch

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How to Perform Forearm Wall Slides

Keeping the shoulders healthy for all of our overhead athletes and lifters is important at CDSF. In today’s video CDSF coaches Mike Sirani and Dan Jones go over the Forearm Wall Slide and how we use it to train the shoulder blade and shoulder joint to move properly. When performing remember to: ✅ Set the rib cage, engage the abs,… Continue reading How to Perform Forearm Wall Slides

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How to Perform the Wide-Stance Chop

In this video CDSF coaches Mike Sirani and Dan Jones show you how to perform the wide-stance anti-rotation chop. This exercise is a great way to train core stability, hip mobility, and shoulder mobility. Be sure to: ✅ Set-up wide with your hips back to get a groin stretch ✅ Brace your abs tight ✅ Stay still from your belly button down… Continue reading How to Perform the Wide-Stance Chop

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How to Balance Training and Recovery for Better Results

One common possession of those who’ve reached their fitness goals is a training journal or log. Open it up and you’ll find meticulous notes of different exercises, most likely written in a specific order, with detailed sections of sets and reps. A good training log is often filled with lists of how much weight was… Continue reading How to Balance Training and Recovery for Better Results