Dugout Fundamentals

Stretching - is it worth it?

Bold Apps

As a former professional player who spent 10 years coaching high school and youth baseball, I can tell you the difference is night and day when it comes to stretching. I know it has to do with lack of experience and understanding, but with as much technology that we have today plus the "live look-ins" from MLB Network during pregame, I feel like it's just an excuse. Young players dream of playing MLB and mimic their defensive and offensive movements, but the fail to mimic their training and preparation. Baseball is a game filled with more downtime than play time....

Yes you should be foam rolling!

Joel Hartman

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Whether you are an elite athlete or just enjoy working out occasionally: utilizing a foam roller on a consistent basis can be a gamechanger for how your body feels on a daily basis.