Monthly Archives: June 2013

Exercise of the Week: Push-Up Side Plank

As you may know, at PCS we’re rather fond of combination exercises (who could forget one of our favorites, the killer ExcelCord Plank Leg Lift?). Today’s exercise combines two simple exercises into one slightly more complicated and much more difficult (and … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: Fundamentals

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Exercise of the Week: High Knees

Most of you probably already know how to do high knees (they’re pretty self-explanatory). But there are two things you should focus on to make them the most effective. First, make sure you are keeping your core tight and swinging … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia

What is the significance of the name Larry Starr in the history of MLB? We’ll update this post with the answer tonight.  Answer: Larry Starr was the first certified athletic trainer in Major League Baseball (in 1971). We had the … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: Find Your Greatness

Since this blog is called “On the Path to Greatness” we thought this video was very appropriate. Have you found your greatness? 

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An Ode to Baseball Dads (Happy Father’s Day!)

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Exercise of the Week: Toe Touch

Our Exercise of the Week is the Toe Touch. Start lying with your back flat on the ground, arms and legs raised so they form a 90 degree angle with the ground as pictured above. As always, the cords should … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: Never Give Up

Shout out to Indiana Baseball for making their first College World Series! (Just for reference, the Big Ten hasn’t sent a representative to Omaha since 1984.) We thought we’d make the Hoosiers the theme of this week’s Monday Motivation.  This … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Lunge Flex

Start in push up position with your core tight and hips low. Bring your foot straight up and place it to the outside your hand for a one count before returning your foot and alternating. For an added challenge, perform a … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation: Phenoms

Why strive for great when you can be phenomenal? 

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