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New Technology Prevents Tommy John!

by Randy Sullivan
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So… this happened. We got our new Muscle Sound Unit and the company training rep,  Cedar, flew in from Colorado for a day of staff education. We’re really excited about this new technology.  It uses ultrasound to quickly test the fuel level of muscles, allowing us, for the first time ever, to objectively  measure recovery and readiness for competition.  It checks the athlete’s muscles for adequate levels of glycogen and a few other muscle fuel substrates. Muscles that are…

SAVAGE = Deadlifts, Squats and Bench Press?

by Randy Sullivan
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When I first met Jack (not his real name) in 2015, he had just completed his freshman year of college.  His first year as a mid-to-upper 80’s lefty at a D2 program hadn’t gone as well as expected.  When he arrived on campus the baseball program had jumped headlong into the heavy weightlifting culture that is pervasive in our game.  The key to velocity, they believe, is in the weight room. According to more than 1 internet guru, “If you can’t deadlift or squat 2 1/2 times…

The Top 4 Ways Pitchers Become Disconnected

by Randy Sullivan
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The definition of disconnected pitching mechanics: “Disconnected pitching mechanics” describes a pitcher whose body parts act independently, away from the natural synergy of the rest of the body or apart from a stable spine, which adds stress to connective tissue that can result in injury, premature fatigue and/or difficulty with recovery. Disconnections can also limit an athlete’s ability to summate the forces in the kinetic chain when throwing, thereby limiting the ability to achieve…