Posts Tagged with "sleeper stretch"

  • Two New Shoulder Stretches For Baseball

    • written by Dan Blewett
    • January 13, 2011
  • Three New Sleeper Stretch Variations

    • written by Dan Blewett
    • January 12, 2011

    If you know me, you know I love the sleeper stretch. Here are some variations to make the stretch even better and even more beneficial to your shoulder and elbow health.

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  • An Excellent Baseball Pre-Game Stretch Routine

    • written by Dan Blewett
    • March 9, 2010

    I’ve been getting some questions about pitchers stretching routines, so I’m gonna share what I use as a pretty straightforward top to bottom stretch. In about 20 minutes you can hit all of your major muscles and joints, and be ready to go. I like to start with the lower body,  and move between stretches…… More

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  • Spring Cleaning For Your Training Regimen

    • written by Dan Blewett
    • February 28, 2010

    It’s cold and dreary here in Baltimore, but spring is on the way and just around the corner.  What does one usually do around April or May? Spring cleaning, of course! I’m messy, and disinterested in actually cleaning anything, but at this time, with the season on the horizon, it’s time to throw out the…… More

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  • More Shoulder Stretches for Pitchers

    • written by Dan Blewett
    • August 21, 2009

    Here are three more shoulder stretches, that when done in addition to the sleeper stretch, will help keep one’s arm nice and loose. Posterior Deltoid and Infraspinatus Stretch Pull the arm across the chest to feel a stretch in the back of the shoulder.  This will get the infraspinatus (a rotator cuff muscle) and the…… More

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  • The Sleeper Stretch: Essential to Shoulder Health

    • written by Dan Blewett
    • June 7, 2009

    Pitchers are weird people, mostly because of the physical act of throwing.  The motion is so violent and powerful that it throws a pitcher’s body out of whack and causes major asymmetries in strength, size, flexibility and range of motion, bone structure, etc. One major adaptation of the pitcher is in shoulder range of motion…… More

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