3 Exercises to Help Improve Your Baseball Swing

A Baseball PlayerA speed pitch booth can help you track, analyze, and improve your baseball swing. But if you want to exert more effort in improving your game, here are some simple exercises you can do on and off the field to improve your game.

Modified Crunches with Weights

If you want to improve your baseball swing, you need to work on your core. This is because your abdominal muscles play a pivotal role in your swing power. So work on your core with modified crunches with weights. Simply lie on your bag and get your legs up in the air. Bend your knees at 90 degrees. Now, start with light weights and hold them up above your head. Do three sets of crunches with 30 repetitions. Do this daily so you can strengthen your core.

Medicine Ball Rotations

If you want to improve both the strength and speed of your rotations, then this is the exercise for you. Here’s how it works. Get a medicine ball and sit on the floor. Raise your legs so that only your heels are touching the floor. Now, turn your entire upper body to one side and tap the ball with each turn. While you can do this exercise without a medicine ball, holding one with help improve your strength focus. If you want to work on your speed, let go of the medicine ball and turn as fast as you can without losing balance.

Rotational Pushups

As mentioned earlier, your core plays a huge role in your bat swing power. This exercise will not only help develop upper body strength but also flexibility and stability. And it’s pretty simple. From the starting point of a regular pushup, raise your arm and hands up in the air, twisting your entire upper body as you reach towards the sky. Follow up with a regular pushup and do the same on the other side.

Hey Batter, Batter

Consider these simple exercises so you can improve your baseball swing. And remember, practice and determination will help make you a better batter.