Archive for December, 2011

This is an interview with Stanford Pitcher, Sahil Bloom.  Sahil, a Weston, MA native, is currently in his Junior year where he has compiled a 2-0 record, with a 0.55 ERA in 12 appearances.  Opponents are hitting a mere .155 against him. You can click here for his Stanford statistics and follow him on twitter (@sahilbloom).

Show-Me Strength: When in your high school career did you begin to feel like you had a chance to play Division I level baseball?

Sahil Bloom: I always knew I wanted to play college baseball, but it wasn’t until after my sophomore year of HS that I felt that dream could become a reality. My high school baseball coach, Jon Beverly, told me (more…)


When I was back home training for the week of Thanksgiving, I couldn’t help but feel a little bit “off” in my training. Not that my lifts were that much different (albeit, I lacked the chains and some equipment that I otherwise would utilize) but what I quickly realized was missing was the training environment which is so prominent at Cressey Performance. It really makes me appreciate the importance of a motivational training environment, to give you that extra intensity.

It’s not that I necessarily need the environment- I like to consider myself a very self-motivated person especially when it comes to taking care of my training and offseason- but it’s a bit distracting to train when this is going on around you:

And no, I’m sad to say I’m not kidding. I actually saw  (more…)