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Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 3/3/14

Written on March 3, 2014 at 6:17 am, by Eric Cressey

Happy March, everyone.  I just got back from a weekend in Nashville to watch the Vanderbilt/Stanford baseball series, so I'm playing a bit of catch-up as I get back to the office.  Vanderbilt swept the series, and our Cressey Performance guys actually picked up wins in the Friday and Sunday games.  Here they (Tyler Beede and Adam Ravenelle) are with their vertically challenged strength coach.


Luckily, I've got some great content from you nonetheless:

Interview with Eric Cressey – Mike Robertson just posted this interview with me.  We talk about several things, but the foremost one is my work with baseball players, and what makes this a unique population.

CP Client Spotlight: Meet Kat! – This is a great feature we ran on one of our adult clients, Kat Mansfield.  She talks about the progress she's made, what Cressey Performance means to her, and how it integrates with her regular yoga practice and instruction. This is something we'll be doing more and more moving forward, as a lot of people don't realize how many clients we train from other walks of life besides just baseball! We see them in bootcamp, semi-private, and personal training formats.

Course Notes: Explain Pain – Zac Cupples wrote up a fantastic review of a David Butler seminar he attended. There are several "one-liners" in here that will resound with you over and over again.

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4 Responses to “Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 3/3/14”

  1. Zac Cupples Says:

    Hey Eric,

    Been a long time fan. Greatly appreciate and humbled by the share.



  2. Eric Cressey Says:


    You earned it!  Great job.

  3. alan vogel Says:

    EC, What might happen to the pitchers elbow or shoulder if upon heel strike/foot strike they display excessive side bend or trunk lean away from the throwing arm side. IE lefty leaning right righty leaning left. any predictable compensations. thanks av

  4. Eric Cressey Says:


    They’ll generally either leave balls up and arm side, or overcorrect and cut them.  Regardless, it would be more valgus stress at the elbow, and more anterior shoulder stress because the arm would be late.

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