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Author Archives: Mike Gough

Mike Gough BSC, CSCS, CFC – CFC is the director of Optimum Performance Specialists. Mike currently consults with amateur and professional athletes on sports performance conditioning programs. He recently worked with the NBA's Toronto Raptors and MLB's Cleveland Indians.

Getting Powerful at the Plate

In this day of age in baseball, power is the most common term best used to describe the top batters. Strong powerful core, legs, and hips are the keys to unleashing tape measure home runs at a record pace. Baseball is a ballistic sport that involves quick, explosive, and reactive movements. The ability to generate this power, the product of ...

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