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The Rewards of Performing Softball Conditioning Exercises
by: Marc Dagenais

Are you one of those who dream of becoming a professional softball player someday? Some are attracted to playing softball because it does not require too much physical strength. Well, to some extent, this is true because softball, unlike sports such as basketball, football, or boxing, is not physically demanding. Others however like to play softball simply because they love to.

Knowing the fact that softball is not a physically demanding sport doesn’t necessarily mean that a player will no longer have to exert some amount of effort during actual games or even during trainings or drills. There is still a need for a good amount of physical exertion to condition each player and enhance their staying power and stamina. After all, endurance is very much needed during actual competitions. There are several important reasons why softball conditioning is essential and we have just seen the tip of the iceberg here. Let’s submerge deeper.

Softball conditioning increases endurance. When playing on an actual competition, you are exposed to harmful elements such as the scorching heat of the sun and faced up to aggressive opponents. If you are not equipped with the needed stamina for the entire gaming performance, you will definitely easily get exhausted and eventually find yourself just sitting around. To avoid such unlikable situation, you will now realize the importance of softball conditioning. If your body is in good shape to play and meet the needs of the game, you can play till the end.

softball conditioning strengthens the body. Softball is a recipe of talent and development. Talents are inborn but they still need to be developed so that you can use its full potential to gain advantage over your opponents. During the development, physical conditioning is needed. With regular practices and training, developing your muscles that are necessary for playing softball, you can definitely improve your performance comes the game. If you will simply rely on your talent, you will accomplish less. And there’s a good reason to develop your self physically.

Softball conditioning prevents unwanted injuries. Although softball does not require struggling over your opponent, unwanted injuries can still be experienced by players. As you may already know, injury has two types and these are impact injuries and overuse injuries. Impact injuries usually observed in contact sports such as basketball and football. However, this can also happen in playing softball like when you are running in a full speed and you accidentally bump into your opponent. Overuse injuries, on the other hand, which is the most common injury to softball players can be experienced with overly repeated exercises on certain muscles. These two types of injuries can be prevented when one is to undergo softball conditioning exercises.

Feeling a bit intimidated because of the above information I’ve just shared? Well, good thing to know that softball conditioning is present to counter the potential problems. So, there is no need to worry because there is a dependable solution. Just don’t emulate those players who disregard the importance of performing softball conditioning exercises.

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Marc Dagenais, MHK, CSCS, is a softball peak performance coach that helps players and teams hit with more power and be more dominant

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