Monthly Archives: March 2010

Mar 31

Throwing Anatomy Part 3

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

Check out my newest installment, part 3, of my throwing anatomy articles. Part 3 is published on InsidePitching for it’s debut, and it covers the legs, hips and core. It’s a little more complex than the first two articles, but give it a read and let me know what you think!

Mar 26

Train to Improve AND Meet Expectations

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

Your training should mirror the demands of your sport, but it should also mirror, to some extent, the expectations of your coach or organization. Let’s take running as an example. Baseball is an anaerobic sport-requiring many short bursts of intense physical movement. Knowledgeable trainers, for this reason, are shifting their baseball players’ training away from […]

Mar 18

A Guide To Buying Fish Oil

By Dan Blewett | Nutrition

If you know me, you know I am a huge believer in fish oil, and I typically take 3 tablespoons (42 grams) per day. It helps my joints, my heart, my blood pressure, my recovery from workouts, and the list goes on. I am also a very discriminating food and supplement shopper. So, let’s discuss […]

Mar 16

Supplement Potency and Pricing

By Dan Blewett | Nutrition

I recently got a question about supplement potency and what one should look for when buying them. My answer is short: USP verification. USP stands for U.S. Pharmacopeia, and they test dietary supplements to verify that what is on the label is actually in the product. Right now, all you’re likely to find with the […]

Mar 15

Check Out My Article On InsidePitching.com

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

If you haven’t read my articles titled Do You know Your Throwing Anatomy, now is your chance to catch them! InsidePitching.com is running parts one and two on March 15th and 22nd, respectively, and my third and all new installment is due to premier on their site on March 29th! Check them out!

Mar 10

Seattle Mariners’ Strength And Conditioning Rebirth

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

Have you seen this video about the Seattle Mariners’ new approach to strength training? If you haven’t please check this out. I got a kick out of this man Elliot  running around calling everyone a “beautiful rotational athlete.” Interesting guy. Now, I DO think he knows what he is doing, but he acts like his […]

Mar 09

An Excellent Baseball Pre-Game Stretch Routine

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

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 […]