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Proper Warm Up Techniques for Baseball Players

Proper Warm Up Techniques for Baseball Players David Justice AYC Health & Fitness Certified Personal Trainer An often overlooked component of a good workout is the effectiveness of your warm up. While it’s important to not overdo it, you definitely want to be moving at a pace that gets your [...]

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Playing Baseball Year-Round

Why You Shouldn’t Be Playing Baseball Year-Round David Justice AYC Health & Fitness Certified Personal Trainer "It [specialization] is one of the worst developments imaginable at the youth sports level. Physically, emotionally, developmentally, it's a huge, huge mistake. And it absolutely is happening. It is sweeping the country." [...]

AYC Client Joey Wentz Expects To Hear Name at 2016 MLB Draft

AYC Client, Joey Wentz Expects To Hear His Name at MLB Draft 2016

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Baseball Fitness Tests

Baseball Fitness Tests David Justice AYC Health & Fitness MBA, CPT Many of the high school baseball players we work with at AYC Health & Fitness want to continue playing at the college level and beyond. While some prospects are identified early on and recruited heavily, it’s far more common [...]

Do’s & Don’ts of Training Baseball Players

Do’s & Don’ts of Training Baseball Players David Justice AYC Health & Fitness Certified Personal Trainer Training baseball players... In the world of sports performance training, baseball players are a unique population that needs to be handled with care. Does that mean they get off easy and don’t have to [...]

Top 5 Training Mistakes Made in the Weight Room

Top 5 Weight Room Training Mistakes David Justice AYC Health & Fitness Certified Personal Trainer Anybody who goes to the gym regularly has encountered others who make you scratch your head and wonder what it is they are trying to accomplish during the course of their workout. While these individuals [...]

Yoga – 5 Reasons to Add it to your Sports Performance Training

Yoga - 5 Reasons to Add it to your Sports Performance Training What do you think about when you hear the words, "yoga"? If you think of lots of breathing, fit women in yoga pants and crunchy hippies, then you're missing the point of yoga -- as well as its many benefits. Today, more [...]

Pilates in Kansas City: Why Pro Athletes do Pilates

Professional Athletes and Pilates We see all types of athletes at our facility offering Pilates in Kansas City. They range from those interested in keeping fit to those going for a spot on a professional team. But for some reason, Pilates, much like yoga -- has garnered a reputation as being the domain of [...]