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Wilkie Doin’ Work: Benefits of Yoga and Pre-Game Hip Mobility Exercises

By Josh Wilkie

Here is an interview-style breakdown of the various benefits yoga can have on a ballplayer (not only pitchers) and a few examples to take to the park with you.

The hips are key to nearly every movement in baseball and keeping the connection from legs to core/core to arm strong and mobile is crucial. Elongating the range of motion at the core not just allows you to get more behind it each throw or swing but will help keep you off the DL too.

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