If your goal is to throw harder and perform better.
Better be doing mobility/flexibility work.
I personally love this one with the foam roller.
But the key with the foam roller is passive mobility will NOT give you what you want.
That’s why I like this particular exercise. Because you’re creating that’s link with the brain to say you’re lifting the arm, Lats need to turn down.
(But turn down for what?...sorry. Had to throw that Lil John
Hey Throwing Athletes Try this exercise and see how stable your shoulder really is. This is one of my absolute favorites when it comes to stabilizing the shoulder for overhead activity such as a throw. You have to rely on grip, shoulder and shoulder blade strength to get the bell overhead without crashing down on your 💀. AND if you do it right it hits that Serratus Anterior muscle I keep talking about that’s so important! Here’s how you do it. 1️⃣ Turn
It was junior year of high school. I was starting at short stop, number 2 batter and I would go on to make All-Conference team that year. Things were going great until I went to turn the hardest double play I've ever turned. I mean I put everything into the throw...like everything...then POP. It didn't really hurt much, but my arm went numb from the back of my triceps to fingertips. The feeling quickly came back and I thought I was ok. But then I noticed something. When I