Category: Sports Performance

Warm-Up in 3 Simple Steps

One spring training with the Minnesota Twins, I was in the bullpen getting a few of our pitchers ready to go out in relief toward the end of a game. A former player that had retired long before anyone on my team was even born had been visiting. He came back to the bullpen to see the pitchers either stretching, throwing, jumping, or doing band exercises before going out to pitch. “I can’t believe we’re to the point where you guys need a special coach here for stretching and warm up. You know what I did to get warmed up before I came out of the bullpen back in the day? I’d set my beer down, touch my toes once and get out there!”

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