Episode # 16

Eric Cressey interview – Droppin’ Bombs! (Baseball knowledge bombs)

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Released on June 18, 2015

In this weeks episode, Joe interviews the president and co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance – Eric Cressey. Eric talks about his journey in the strength & conditioning industry and how he became THE “go-to” guy in baseball. He has worked with players from all 30 MLB teams and he currently has more than 100 professional players traveling to train with him each off-season.


  • Eric’s opinion on “weighted ball” PITCHING VELOCITY PROGRAMS… Is it dangerous for pitchers to throw a ball heavier than a baseball or can it be highly effective?
  • The exact ASSESSMENT Eric performs on all his baseball players the very first day they walk through into his gym
  • How important is STRENGTH TRAINING for baseball players?
  • Eric’s favorite exercises and methods for developing BASEBALL-SPECIFIC POWER
  • Is AEROBIC TRAINING necessary for pitchers and position players?
  • Determining the fine line between a DYSFUNCTION versus a “SPORTS ADAPTATION”. (Knowing the difference can literally make or break an athlete.) 
  • Eric’s TOP 3 Tips for “Making It” in the Fitness Industry

All this plus Eric’s Top Book Recommendations and Much, MUCH more! 


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