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Coaches, moms and dads alike will wear you out with it: “Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!” OK, great. We get it. But what does that really mean? And why is it so important?

In a video exclusive, performance dietician Amanda Carlson-Phillips breaks down not just the Why, but the What, the When … and how a simple bathroom DIY can help you gauge if you’re where you need to be!

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WATCH: Baserunning drill with YSPN360's Tarrik Brock

Whether you're just learning the game of baseball or helping your team take a game in the World Series (while helping fans get free tacos), baserunning is an important aspect.

Sure, it doesn't get the attention that, say, launching balls into the stratosphere might receive, but knowing your way around the basepath shouldn't be neglected—and that tip goes equally for the coaches.

Not convinced? Just listen to Dodgers' leadoff man, Mookie Betts:

As part of the coaching staff for our partners at YSPN360—and someone who has worked with the Dodgers in the past—Pittsburgh Pirates first...

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WATCH: Catching drill with Cleveland Indians' Sandy Alomar Jr.

Cleveland Indians' Sandy Alomar Jr. made an impact from behind the plate during his 20-year career, controlling the strike zone while also picking up a few clutch hits. And now, he's making strides as a coach for the team, whether that be during the great 2016 run or most recently as acting manager when Terry Francona went on a leave of absence.

As part of the coaching staff for our partners at YSPN360, we've seen coach Alomar's ability to combine those on-field experiences with his coaching abilities, and translate that to the high school level by creating...

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Baseball training with YSPN360: The Bag-Strike Drill

If you have watched any of the MLB teams' "summer camps" this past week, chances are, you've seen players lined along the basepaths working on baserunning. Like most aspects of the game, it's a fundamental part that needs fine-tuning, whether we're talking about major league ballplayers or the next generation of base-path blazers down in the youth leagues.

YSPN360's Tarrik Brock, who will help the Pittsburgh Pirates with their baserunning in 2020, took time to break down a wonderful drill that helps younger players work on getting down to first base—which sometimes could be the difference between safe or...

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