Weighted Balls and Strength Training… You Can’t Have One Without the Other

By Nunzio Signore (BA, CSCS, CPT, NASM, FMS)

There is tremendous misinformation in the market place about weighted balls and I certainly don’t want to create a social media frenzy.  This article isn’t about the pros and cons of weighted ball programs. However, there are many weighted ball programs out there with no regard for the anatomical side of things. This article is about the importance and reasons why you should include and implement a monitored strength and conditioning program alongside a weighted ball program. Continue reading “Weighted Balls and Strength Training… You Can’t Have One Without the Other”

Strength Training When Throwing Ramps Up…

By Nunzio Signore (BA, CSCS, CPT, NASM, FMS)

When you get past the on-ramp stage of a combined strength and throwing program and get into the more high intensity throwing portion, you need to keep a few things in mind. For the few guys that still need to gain muscle/weight, we’ll handle them a bit differently in the weight room but that’s for another blog. For most of our guys that have packed on muscle, this means that weight room work from a volume and intensity perspective can and should be scaled down. Continue reading “Strength Training When Throwing Ramps Up…”