Texas Rangers Strength & Conditioning

Strength Training

“Strength is the foundation for the development of the rest of your physical qualities”. A strong athlete is able to express his physical talents to his fullest potential. A strong muscle is able to resist fatigue better, making the athlete more resistant to injury. In order to perform at your best and stay injury free,you must lay the foundation with a sound strength training program. 

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 “The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it” Wayne Gretsky

 

About Us

The game of baseball requires strength, speed, power, endurance, core strength, agility, balance and coordination (hand/eye and hand/foot). To improve these qualities it is necessary to “build from the ground up”, by developing explosive legs, a strong and stable core (abdomen, low back, and hip girdle), strong back, stable scapula, mobile thoracic spine and strong mobile shoulders and arms. Your body is a 3-link chain; 1) hips and legs, 2) core and 3) shoulders, arms and hands. Forces needed to swing fast and throw hard are initiated in the hips and legs, and then transferred through the core to the shoulders, arms and hands where they are applied to the bat and ball...

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Spring Training and Testing

This section is to help you understand and prepare for the rigors of the spring training schedule. If you have any questions on how to prepare, please ask a staff member. The rangerstrength.com program is designed with the workload of spring training in mind.

In Mid-January the Surprise Complex opens for players wanting to report early. You will be able to complete the final weeks of your training with the strength and conditioning staff, in addition to your baseball activity. This is a unique opportunity the Rangers provides to its players...

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