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Onset of Hip Dysfunction in Throwers, Catchers, Position Players, Baseball Athletes

Good morning Team, Coach JJ here, today i want to discuss an overwhelmingly consistent dysfunction we’ve found amongst our baseball and softball population, extremely prominent in Pitchers. Before continuing, I’d like to point out that our ability to consistently find and eradicate bio-mechanical breakdown in our athletes like this one, is due almost solely to […]

Bacon Egg Burger

It is summer and the weather is heating up. When you finally have your athlete home one night, fire up the grill and try these delicious burgers. Ingredients 2 Teaspoons Olive Oil 1 ¼ pounds lean ground beef 4 slices bacon, chopped 4 English muffins 4 large eggs 1 tomato sliced and/or any other burger […]

Terminator Walks: Build a Powerful Core

Check out this exercise called a Terminator Walk. Originally created by a Strength Coach that specializes in Baseball, Coach Simone posted this gem and we had to start using it. [emaillocker id=”14403″] It creates power and stability in the hips, creates separation from he hip & opposite side shoulder, build range of motion in the rotation […]

Shoulder Injury Prevention

A major part of what we do at S8 for our overhead population is specialized arm care, and regenerative exercise that helps to stave off injury, regenerate soft tissues and move blood and lymphatic fluid through the circulatory systems [emaillocker id=”14403″] … our Performance regeneration systems include FRC (Functional Range Conditioning), ART (Active Release Technique), […]

Overnight Oats

Ingredients 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 1/2 cup milk or dairy-free alternative 1 tablespoon peanut butter or nut butter alternative 1 teaspoon cinnamon Additional toppings: fruit of your choice, granola, nuts, chia seeds, protein powder (optional) Method Combine oats, milk, peanut butter and cinnamon in small bowl and stir until fully mixed Cover bowl with tinfoil […]

Tuna Avocado Quinoa Salad

Ingredients 100g quinoa 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil juice 1 lemon ½ tbsp white wine vinegar 120g can tuna, drained 1 avocado, stoned, peeled and cut into chunks 200g cherry tomatoes on the vine, halved 50g feta, crumbled 50g baby spinach 2 tbsp mixed seeds, toasted Method Rinse the quinoa under cold water. Tip into a saucepan, cover with […]

Muscles Responsible for Speed

Throughout the strength & conditioning industry, the term “Posterior Chain” is thrown about haphazardly; however most coaches haven’t the first clue how to program a routine that effectively targets and develops the musculature and soft tissue that makes up the “posterior chain.” Much Less, effectively train those muscles in a way that positively affects and […]

Hamstring Strength

I’m an American through and through. I love steak, bleed red, white and Blue and think big, faster and louder is generally better. But one thing that isn’t better – is our “Sports Science” or what we know as exercise science. The Russians, Bulgarians and Chinese have dominated in strength and power for 50 years, […]