Softball Conditioning Research Paper

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Conditioning is one of the most important steps to doing your best and to have a healthy body to compete in the sport of softball. To have a healthy body in the sport of softball is to pick one of the types of conditioning to do together as a whole team. The types of conditioning are weight training, running, fielding, and team building. Weight training is to build up all of your upper body and lower body muscles and for you to use the strength you gain towards your games. Running is especially important to softball because it builds up your endurance to run around the bases and helps you to have the energy to catch a ball out in the outfield. According to Mary Lou Retton, “Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit” (Finch 66). Fielding is another very important part of softball because knowing how to field a ball is key to playing any position on the field. Team building is the most valuable type of…show more content…
According to Dot Richardson, “A true champion is someone who wants to make a difference, who never gives up, and who gives everything she has no matter what the circumstances are. A true champion works hard and never loses sight of her dreams” (Finch 9). There are many ways and steps to be able to think smart on the softball field. The first step is to keep your body healthy and in shape for softball, by eating the right nutritious foods and to exercise properly. The second step is to push the limits within the sport of softball meaning that you go above and beyond to accomplish goals, to have the right mindset to accomplish that goal, and to think how you want to accomplish it by giving it all you got. The first way is to exercise properly by exercising from day to day or from weekly team exercises or

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