Baseball Speed and Agility in DeKalb and Sycamore at 24 Hour Gym FitWorkz

Baseball Speed and Agility in DeKalb and Sycamore at 24 Hour Gym FitWorkz


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At Athletic Republic, we concentrate on only one thing: better athletes. Ever since we first started blending the science of physiology and biomechanics with sport-specific training more than 25 years ago, we’ve made it our singular quest to be the go-to place for serious athletes. We’ve developed a unique program to specifically train baseball players to improve their speed, power, agility and reactions so they can become not just better athletes, but better baseball athletes. Through our evidence-based training protocols and patented equipment, we improve an athlete’s hitting and throwing mechanics, first step quickness and flat-out speed and a player’s anticipation and reaction skills. We also provide exact neurological learning and coordination that improves a player's ability to hit, throw, catch, pitch and field.

At any age, at any level, baseball is a physically and intellectually demanding sport. By focusing on speed, power and agility, we can give every baseball player the tools to be more successful on the field, regardless of their position.

Speed: Baseball is made up of intense bursts of speed. Success or failure is tied directly to an athlete’s ability to increase or decrease speed in just a few steps.

Power: Hitting with explosive power is developed by improving rotational strength and stability. Pitching velocity is increased by strengthening the acceleration and deceleration muscles used for every throw.
Agility: Body control is essential for making a defensive play. An efficient player must be able to shuffle, sprint, reach, change direction, move backward and jump to successfully field a ball.

Athletic Republic is staffed with a team of trainers certified in a unique combination of exercise science, sports training and athlete assessment technology. If you're interested in taking your baseball training program to the next level, we're ready to help you improve your game and on- field performance.

FitWorkz Sports Performance

24 Hour Gym in DeKalb and Sycamore offers Athletic Republic speed and agility training.  To date over 1,000 local athletes have trained at FitWorkz.  This includes 100 college athletes and 7 professional athletes.  

Our Athletes have gone on to play here:

University of Missouri–St. Louis, College of Wooster, Waubonsee Community College, Drake, Carthage, RVC, Carthage, RVC, NIU, William Penn University, Iowa, Michigan, St. Ambrose, UW Lacrosse, U of I, ISU, EIU, Universtiy of Northern Colorado, Aurora University, University of North Dakota, UW-Platteville, Upper Iowa, NIU, Rose Hulman, University of Minnesota Crookston, College of Dupage, UW-Stout, UW-Whitewater, Valparaiso, Bowling Green, Weber, Sarah Lawrence College, Kankakee Community College, KCC, Iowa State, Carthage, Arkansas, Augustana,, Florida College, West Virginia, Blackhawk College, Garcher Webb, Philadelphia University, Drake, UW-Lacrosse, Florida Institute of Technology, North Central College

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