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How To Strength Train Correctly, from Paul DeJong

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PCA National Advisory Board Member, Paul DeJong (@RealPaulDeJong) plays for the St. Louis Cardinals as shortstop and second baseman. He made his MLB debut on May 28, 2017, hitting a home run on his first swing at-bat. Later that season, he earned the NL Rookie of the Month in July 2017. Paul DeJong was also named an MLB All-Star during the 2019 season and helped the St. Louis Cardinals reach the National League Championship Series (NLCS).

Heavy weights aren't everything to Paul DeJong. In this video he talks about lifting as much weight as possible isn't always the best approach. In fact, he says, it can often be detrimental to the athlete. He emphasizes that flexibility, mobility, and agility are equally as important as raw strength, and it is important to tailor your strength training accordingly. This means trying different exercises other than the big lifts.