Increased muscle mass does not necessarily equate to more
home runs, a faster fastball or even increased running speed.
The “alactic anaerobic” (Phospho-creatine) energy system
is the primary system used in playing baseball, not the
“aerobic” energy system.
Throwing, hitting, and running are short-burst, high
velocity, ballistic movements that require tremendous physical force and power.
To improve your hitting, throwing, or running, you must
use baseball exercises that closely relate to the specific
conditioning demands of these activities.
With all the muscles in the body, the two common muscles that are used and developed are the fast twitch muscles fibers (the quick movement muscles) and the slow twitch muscles (the strong muscles.) Very few sports require maximal strength. To gain speed and strength with the same coordination, a baseball players needs to develop their fast twitch muscles up to 70% more than the slow twitch muscles. To accelerate quickly, pitch forcefully, and hit powerfully, you have to be able to apply as much of your strength as quickly as possible. Playing baseball is more quick movements with endurance, so players need to train that way. Your program will be customized to your needs with the realization that each position requires slightly different motions.
Each Max Potential Player will put themselves through a training circuit that is customized to their strengths and weaknesses. Once a month, Max Potential Players will meet with their Strike Zone Coach and assess their program and make the necessary adjustments to maximize their performance. You don’t want to miss this training. For serious athletes only.