Q. Baseball Player: How can I help get more mobility in baseball?
A. Keep in baseball shape daily with these simple and effective exercises.
Neck Clocks (Roll head 5-7 times in each direction)
Shoulder Circles (Roll shoulders 5-7 times in each direction)
Arm Circles (keep palms up and arms straight, draw circles with arms 7-10 times in each direction, start small and get progressively bigger)
Arm Hugs (keep hands at shoulder height and using full range of motion, swing arms back then immediately forward wrapping arms around torso 7-10 times)
Trunk Twists (keep arms straight, palms down, and rotate upper body side to side turning head w/ shoulders 7-10 times)
Trunk Circles (place hands on hips and bend torso forward, to the side, back, and then the other side 5-7 times in each direction)
Lunges (take 5-7 large steps forward with each leg, keep front knee behind toes and keep back knee above ground)
Heel Toe Raises (raise up as high as possible on the ball of foot and toes, then immediately drop down to a flat foot position and then lift the toes as high as possible)