Baseball Power Hitting Excersies

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Question: What exercises would be good to generate more hitting power for baseball?
Answer: All athletic skills begin with developing core strength. This includes the muscles and muscle groups in your thighs, glutes, abdominals, lower back, obliques and hip flexors. T
he most common exercise you can use is the clean or high pull. Vary these by pulling from the floor some days and doing hang cleans on others.
Also, the clean/front squat combo is a great addition to your training. One tip for you is to remember to pull the bar vertically by lifting your elbows through the movement and avoid moving the bar in a semi-circle by keeping your elbows low. You have to explode through your hips. Typically keep your reps low with this exercise doing only 3 to 5 reps per set and do 3 to 5 sets
Hip raises combined with the reverse crunch work the abdominals with a forward backward movement.
If you have a partner, then a ball rotation/toss works the olblques for 3 sets of 10 reps in each direction.
The bench press or dumbbell press works the chest, shoulders and triceps. 3 to 5 sets of 4 to 8 reps fir this exercise.
Kettlebell or dumbbell swing squats are another great exercise for developing an explosive core. These are best for three sets of 6 to 8 reps.
Dumbbell pushup/ rows are done by doing a pushup on the dumbbells and then a row on the right pushup again and the a row on the right, Use medium weight dumbbells.
Do these exercises two times a week to develop your core and power in your swing.
Connecting with the ball is up to you!
God bless and keep training,
Daryl

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