How to Increase Your Pitching Velocity, Part 2: Build Upper-Body Strength

How to Increase Your Pitching Velocity

Building upper-body strength is essential if you want to increase your pitching velocity and keep your shoulder healthy. Most of your power comes from your lower body—as discussed in Part 1 of this pitching velocity series—but a strong and stable upper body will transfer this power to your arm and to the ball. If your muscles are weak, you will lose power or risk injuring your shoulder muscles or other supporting structures.

Perform the following four upper-body exercises in your pre-season strength workouts to continue building your pitching speed…

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