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EP48 – Summer Recap

8/17/2018
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas discuss what they’ve been up to during their break from the podcast. This includes Dan’s recent trip to the Dominican Republic, Lucas’ new strength training gig, and Lucas’ reflections on his last semester of teaching. Spoiler Alert: Dan and Lucas are both big on writing. Read more The post EP48 – Summer Recap appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:49:22

EP47 – Thoughts on Life and Pop Culture

6/12/2018
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In this episode Dan and Lucas reflect on some current (and not so current) events including, but not limited to, Anthony Bourdain, the Simpsons, Game of Thrones, Westworld, and the bubonic plague. Read more The post EP47 – Thoughts on Life and Pop Culture appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:32:14

EP46 – Base Running and Bad Exercises for Overhead Athletes

5/31/2018
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas talk about their last tournament in Milwaukee, delve into some unique base running and outfield positioning situations, and discuss some of their least favorite exercises for overhead athletes like baseball, softball, and volleyball players and how they choose to program for their athletes as an alternative. Read more The post EP46 – Base Running and Bad Exercises for Overhead Athletes appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:47:47

EP45 – Fast Food Review, Recruiting, and Hitting in Youth Softball

5/24/2018
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas give you their review of the best and worst fast food joints, talk through the appropriate approach for parents and players to take when looking into recruiting camps and showcases, and a couple things to watch for in a youth softball – and really any – hitter. Read more The post EP45 – Fast Food Review, Recruiting, and Hitting in Youth Softball appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:01:10:05

EP44 – Dealing with Umpires & Catching Technique in Baseball

5/19/2018
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In this episode Dan and Lucas discuss how they both deal with bad umpires and the psychology behind it. They also talk about what makes a good catcher and the standards for youth catchers. Read more The post EP44 – Dealing with Umpires & Catching Technique in Baseball appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:01:19:04

EP43 – Coaching Youth Baseball

5/12/2018
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas reflect on what was a tough week for their 13 and 14U baseball teams. Dropped flyballs, botched grounders, missed signs, air-mailed throws – all are a part of the youth game and Dan and Lucas give their take on how to handle it as a coach. Read more The post EP43 – Coaching Youth Baseball appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:33:07

EP42 – The Times They Are A Changin’

5/7/2018
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In this mini episode, Dan and Lucas explain the cool changes and additions that they will be making to the podcast and the Warbird Academy online experience including new video components, a super-hip Snapchat presence, and an overhauled social media campaign. Read more The post EP42 – The Times They Are A Changin’ appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:21:54

EP41 – Let the Season Begin

4/13/2018
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Dan and Lucas begin their coaching seasons this weekend and spend this episode discussing their expectations for the upcoming season, what they’ve been working on with their 13 and 14U teams, their general coaching philosophies, and spend a bit of time discussing whether or not pitchers should ever be fielding pop flies. Read more The post EP41 – Let the Season Begin appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:46:46

EP40 – In-Season Strength and Skill Training

3/23/2018
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Warm weather is right around the corner and 2018 baseball and softball are upon us. In this episode, Dan and Lucas discuss if players should continue to workout in their season (they should) and how to do it properly. They also expound on when and if a player should freak out if they don’t get Read more The post EP40 – In-Season Strength and Skill Training appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:44:11

EP39 – Book Club 2

3/9/2018
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas discuss Dan’s upcoming train journey and share the books they’ve consumed since their last book club. Books discussed include “Extreme Ownership” by Jocko Willink, “Keto Clarity” by Eric Westman, “Legacy” by James Kerr, “The Captain Class” by James Walker, “Pound the Stone” by Joshua Medcalf, and some inevitable boring Read more The post EP39 – Book Club 2 appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:55:13

EP38 – Talking Fasting

2/23/2018
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This week, Dan and Lucas dipped their toe into the world of fasting – Dan for 44 hours and Lucas for 120 hours. In this episode, they talk about the ideas behind the proposed (and, sometimes, clinically proven) benefits of fasting, their experiences during their extended fasts, and whether or not fasting is something that Read more The post EP38 – Talking Fasting appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:37:19

EP37 – Do You Like Me? Text Yes or No. (Valentine’s Day 2018 Special)

2/16/2018
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On the day of love and lonely hearts, Dan and Lucas wade into the murky waters of online dating. As time marches us ever closer to the singularity, the ability to fend for yourself in the online dating community is becoming a must. Who better to offer their experience and advice than your two most Read more The post EP37 – Do You Like Me? Text Yes or No. (Valentine’s Day 2018 Special) appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:34:30

EP36 – The Recruiting Season is Upon Us

2/2/2018
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas are back to talk about what they’ve been up to in the past month, what this time of year means to their high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors looking to play baseball/softball in college, and shoot the breeze about the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, and Steve Aoki. Read more The post EP36 – The Recruiting Season is Upon Us appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:39:07

EP35 – Interview with David Harden

1/19/2018
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas hooked up with Dave Harden at the American Baseball Coaches Association Convention in Indianapolis. Coach Harden is the Recruiting Coordinator at Chicago State University and sat down to talk about his career in baseball, how he’s transitioned from playing to coaching, what he looks for in a baseball player, Read more The post EP35 – Interview with David Harden appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:59:28

EP34 – 2017 in Review, 2018 in Preview

1/12/2018
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In their triumphant return to the podcast, Dan and Lucas review the year of 2017, talk about the Sentathlon, the Senators’ organization-wide strength competition, their favorite books of 2017, and take a look at what 2018 will bring. Read more The post EP34 – 2017 in Review, 2018 in Preview appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:51:19

EP33 – Birthday Would You Rather

12/15/2017
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It’s Dan and Lucas’ joint birthday – the very inspiration behind the “Twinsies” moniker! In this special birthday episode, Dan and Lucas review the year of 2017, play a rousing game of Would You Rather?, and trash millennials (they aren’t millennials, right?). Read more The post EP33 – Birthday Would You Rather appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:40:38

EP32 – Weight Gain, Weight Loss

12/8/2017
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Dan and Lucas breakdown the most fundamental aspects of food and the approaches one should take to achieve their goals – be it weight loss or weight gain. What is food made of? When and how much should one eat? What are some tips and tricks to eating well? All of these questions are answered…AND Read more The post EP32 – Weight Gain, Weight Loss appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:37:29

EP31 – Shoes, Shoes, Shoes

11/30/2017
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas start by explaining what they look for in a solid training and/or lifting shoe – the best construction materials, the right balance of form vs. function, etc. They then offer their thoughts on the state of baseball cleats and what young players should think about before making their next Read more The post EP31 – Shoes, Shoes, Shoes appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:36:29

EP30 – Holiday Buying Guide

11/24/2017
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In this episode, Dan and Lucas are joined by Corey and Sam, two salty Warbird Academy alumni! Now college freshman, Sam and Corey discuss how they’ve transitioned to college life and offer some insight into the differences between athletes (Sam) and non-athletes (Corey). Then, after reflecting on what they’ve missed most about Warbird, they delve Read more The post EP30 – Holiday Buying Guide appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:01:00:33

EP29 – A Farewell to Signs?

11/17/2017
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In this episode, we start by offering our two cents on one of life’s eternal battles – price vs. quality – what items are worth the higher price tag? We then seamlessly transition into a lengthy discussion on the value (or lack thereof) of the traditional signs offered by a third base coach. Stealing, bunting, Read more The post EP29 – A Farewell to Signs? appeared first on TWINSIES.

Duration:00:56:37