Any baseball player knows soreness after practice or a game is typical, especially in your throwing arm. For pitchers, but also for any other player, it is vital to prevent injury and pain by increasing strength and improving mobility to keep your joints and muscles healthy and stable. But why can your arm hurt so much after throwing? How can you reduce pain but still practice as much as you need?
Baseball is a dynamic sport, combining coordination, power, strength, and speed to make it stand out among other sports. Baseball players must adopt a full-body approach to improve the skills needed to compete. An important metric for baseball pitchers is the speed of pitches; more velocity requires more power. But how do you go about training to throw harder? What are some practical things to focus on while off the field?
Hardly anyone is better acquainted with bad posture than office workers. With long hours sitting at a desk, and ergonomics that are usually less than ideal, it is easy for any office worker to end their day with back pain and tired eyes. It is said that sitting is the new smoking, and that is partially true - sitting for longer periods of time during your day can cause tension in your upper back and shoulders. It can also make you more prone to health problems. But when you have to be at your desk for eight hours of the day, what can you do to help improve your posture?