Tag Archives: Baseball Training

January 2011 – Beastly Year in Pictures

Please comment; which picture do you like Beast best? Tom Fox (below) was simply a Beast; this Trumbull High School Baseball Captain “Brought It” for each and every punishing workout and somehow always asked for more core work; definitely a prime example of someone that makes a Strength Coach’s life easy. I didn’t know what […]

Lower Body Training (Dynamic and Max Effort) from Sunday 12/11/11

Here’s a sample Lower Body Training Routine we had two of our athletes perform on Sunday 12/11/11. Although we typically separate our leg training into Max Effort and Dynamic Effort (explosive training), on this training day we programmed for a combination of the two methods. PROGRAMMING – see additional programming detail/description below: Dynamic Stretching Warmup […]

Humbling New Beastly Testimonials – 12/2/11

Beast Training was fortunate to receive the following testimonials last week; the first was from a High School Football Coach in Chesterland, Ohio – that’s correct, Ohio. The second is from a local athlete we were fortunate to work with on multiple occasions: Erik I want to say thank you. I know that your input […]

The Importance of Strength Training Technique

There are three reasons strength athletes hit a sticking point on a given lift: Technical Reasons (the athlete is not utilizing proper technique), Physical Reasons (the athlete is not strong enough to complete the lift), and Mental Reasons (a mental-block or fear is inhibiting the athlete). According to former powerlifter and trainer Dave Tate, 80% […]