Squats Aren’t the Answer!
Squats condition & train the body to move down-and-up vertically, while the baseball & softball hitting motion is predominantly a sideways, rotational movement. So while squats do a great job of strengthening the legs for vertical motions, they’re not going to do much for improving rotationalhitting power and bat speed!
Warm-Up for Hitting Strength & Power
We use a variety of different general rotational warm-up exercises, turning both the right and left, such as the Upward Twist shown in the video below.