Steve Tamborra all by Steve Tamborra
Healthy baseball players translate into winning games and one of the biggest factors in keeping them healthy is a proper warm up routine.
Baseball players must warm up to prevent injury and this video covers some of the details about making sure rotator cuffs are cared for properly.
Of course a room full of coaches is going to have questions, so here's some questions from the audience on warming up the rotator cuff.
Each position has different needs for warm-up and this video covers the needs for each of those positions. Coach Tamborra encourages his baseball players to develop their own routines for warming up their arms.
A routine helps insure everyone gets everything done and sets the mental attitude for game or practice. Develop your routine and stick to it.
Static stretching isn't totally gone, so think about the muscles that get missed with your stretching program and if you need to add some static stretches...do it!
Preventing hamstring problems and shin splints takes conditioning and patience because starting baseball and wearing spikes again after a month of not wearing them takes some getting used to.