Baseball season is officially here! And whether you’re a high school or college athlete, professional player or batting in some recreational games, you need to stay strong and injury free to be on top of your game. HOIST Fitness has now launched some new workout programs in the HOIST Strength app, specifically dedicated for baseball and softball players. Gym Source, a top residential and commercial fitness distributor, has compiled a list of conditioning tips get athletes ready to bat their best, and to no surprise, the HOIST Strength App is listed as a top resource with its new Baseball workout programs.

“Another effective way to gear up for your baseball or softball season is with the HOIST strength app’s new ‘Sports Conditioning Workout”. This workout is designed to prepare baseball and softball athletes for the muscle strength conditioning they need to be successful on the field and stay injury free.

Available for the Mi Series Gyms (including the Mi5, Mi6, Mi7 Smith Functional Training System), the app is designed specifically to focus on the primary areas that baseball players utilize to stay on top of their game – balance, explosive power, and core strength.”

Source: Gym Source

How To Use the HOIST Strength App To Improve Your Athletic Performance

– Download the App on your Apple or Android device
– Using the drop down menu, select the HOIST gym you are working out on
– Scroll to “My Hoist – Workouts”
– Scroll to “Sports Conditioning Workout”
– Break a sweat!

The workout routines include dozens of exercises, with step-by-step instructions and photos to demonstrate how to perform each exercise.

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How Baseball and Softball Players Can Incorporate Strength Training into Workouts

– Incorporate exercises that train both your lower and upper body
– Integrate core training into your workout
– Be sure to strengthen your rotator cuff muscles

How Baseball and Softball Players Can Incorporate Explosive Power Drills into Workouts

– Understand the types of explosive movements that occur most often in your sport and the position you play (sprinting, lunging, throwing etc).
– Incorporate exercises that challenge both your lower and upper body
– Integrate exercises targeted at increasing both your speed and power

 

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