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Old 03-31-2013, 05:22 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Kram View Post
I know I'm a little late in the conversation, but I've been doing a little digging, and some college's have been doing what they call underloading training with bats at are a couple of oz under there normal bat weight. It works your quick reflex muscle's. they found that this helped more than overloading. With this in mind I've been using this idea with most of my workouts, explosive movement's in my squats and deadlfts. Been using a crossfit approach to strengthen my core.
There is merit to this approach. Both Macenko and the DeMarini power chute workouts use light bats. In fact, Demarini states the purpose is to develop the fast twitch muscles.
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