Baseball Conditioning Series – Part 2

Baseball Conditioning – Hamstring Stretch:

  1. Spread your legs just over shoulder width apart.  As you get better and more flexible increase the distance of the spread.
  2. Reach with both hands down to the right ankle/foot.
  3. Keep the legs straight to feel the stretch of the hamstring.
  4. Hold for 10 seconds, repeat 10 times
  5. Switch legs and repeat.

Baseball Conditioning – Forearm Stretch:

  1. Stand tall.
  2. Extend your right arm out in front of you so the palm faces the sky.
  3. Grab the right fingers with your left hand and pull down while keeping the right arm extended.
  4. Hold for 10 seconds then switch arms.
  5. Now extend the right arm with the palm facing down.  This time pull up on the fingers.
  6. Hold for 10 seconds and then switch arms.
  7. Complete 3 sets of both exercises per arm.

Baseball Conditioning Exercise – Triceps Stretch:

  1. Stand tall.
  2. Lift your right arm straight up over your right shoulder.
  3. Reach over your head with your left hand and grab the right elbow.  Pull it back.
  4. Pull it back as much as possible without excess pain.
  5. Hold for 10 seconds and then switch arms.
  6. Repeat with left arm.
  7. Complete 3 sets with both arms.
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