Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 6/2/14

About the Author: Eric Cressey

It’s time for this week’s list of recommended strength and conditioning reading.  With the MLB Draft this Thursday, I thought I’d rock a baseball-specific theme this week.

How to Hack the MLB Draft – Former big leaguer Dirk Hayhurst describes his experience with the MLB Draft – and how scouting can sometimes be a crap-shoot based on false assumptions.

Strength and Conditioning Program Success: The Little Things Matter – I wrote this up just after our big 2011 MLB draft, and the lessons still hold true.


MLB Draft: Pitchers’ health concerns becoming more and more prevalent – This USA Today article was well-written, and really sets the stage for anyone “in the know” to ask a great question: if this is such a big “concern,” how come there isn’t a single organization that is investing consider time and resources proactively to prevent these issues? They’ll spend millions on a single player, but won’t put an extra $200/day into feeding their minor leaguers nutritious food?

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