Tracy Hayes, aka “MobilityChick” is the founder of Amplified Movement and a Movement + Mobility Specialist most known for her 12-Week Baseball Mobility Series launched within the MLB community in 2020 that has garnered the attention of players and strength coaches from 24 of the 30 MLB organizations, from A-ball to All-Star. In less than 2 years since her mobility series’ launch, Tracy has had nearly 1k enrollments in her various mobility routines and programs within pro and non-pro baseball. Tracy has been featured on MLB.com for her work with the Orioles and for personally mentoring their Strength Coach, Liz Pardo. Tracy has been a featured guest on several podcasts.
Of the pro-clients who have taken her mobility series, players spent 15x fewer days on the Injured List (4 days compared to a league average of 50 days), 87% of her clients spent 0 days on the IL, pitchers lowered their ERA by 0.63, hitters almost doubled their HR rate (80% increase), 80% of pitchers saw an increase in velocity of 2-5 mph, 100% of hitters increased their HR Rate period, 69% of pitchers increased their K/9 rate, overall pitchers saw an 8% increase in K/9, 40% of players in AAA got called up, 25% of players who started above Rookie Ball made the Big Leagues, 93% of players were promoted at least 1 level, and players were promoted on average 1.9 levels!
Tracy’s approach to movement combines methodologies to improve kinematic sequencing thru neuromuscular training improving complex dynamic movement patterns through systematic neural mapping with attention to developing “true” core strength, improving active ROM, and remedying inefficiencies and imbalances within the body. There’s also a bit of vision training snuck in there. That’s all fancy talk for creating better motor patterns and training the body to move much more smoothly all while mitigating the risk of injury.
Tracy’s vast background includes Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, and Linguistics during her studies at Northwestern University, a professional career in Research at McKinsey & Company in addition to advanced studies in biomechanics for athletes. Her methods incorporate fundamentals from PRI, FRC, ELDOA, Physical Therapy-based functional yoga (LYT), in addition to Classical Pilates, and over 1,000 hours of specialized yoga training. Tracy is a Master Pilates instructor and published author, an NLP Practitioner, trained in EFT (Tapping), and is a regular with Vipassana meditation.
Tracy has a unique perspective as a former “baseball wife”, is a mama to 4 young children, two of whom currently play Little League, and she has made it her mission to create a healthy, fun, and effective youth sports experience for all of her children and the millions of other kids who love to get outside and play the game of baseball.
Tracy loves surfing, traveling, anything and everything on or by the ocean or outdoors. Tracy has traveled around the world (solo in her 20s), has completed 3 silent meditation retreats (Tracy, silent? Shocking we know!), made it to the 3rd round of interviews for the show Survivor, survived a drug smuggling bus trip in Bolivia, was rescued off a deserted island off the coast of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico, and well, can keep you entertained with many more travel stories.
Tracy is incredibly conscious of healthy food, clean products, and overall holistic-minded living. Tracy encourages authenticity, stepping out of your comfort zone, living your most truest truth, and manifesting the most authentic version of yourself.
Mama on a Mission
Tracy's most important job is as an active mama to 4 young kiddos. Yes, 4. And yes, they're all hers. No, she doesn't get asked that often. :) Tracy coaches youth rec soccer and cheers on from the stands at Little League games. Tracy's passion for improving youth sports has only just begun, much more in the works in terms of spearheading improvements within the youth baseball community.
Trevor Corrado is a strength coach based out of Portland, Oregon. Trevor uses a variety of methodologies to help clients move better, get stronger, and feel more confident in their body's ability to perform. He previously competed in powerlifting for 4 years and still works with competitors for in/off-season mobility. Trevor has over 5 years of coaching experience and has spent time learning from some of the best in the industry.
Chelsea is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy in the state of Connecticut. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Connecticut and continued her education at Rutgers University, where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Chelsea has spent the last 10 years gaining experience in her field through schooling and clinical expertise. She specializes in outpatient orthopedics with a primary focus on post-surgical rehabilitation, return-to-sport training, and injury prevention.
In her free time, Chelsea loves to travel, exercise, watch baseball, and spend time with her family, friends, & dogs!
This past offseason I did Tracy’s hip, mobility, and core series (12-week Mobility Series) and will be participating this year as well. Improving hip range of motion and strength along with general core strength was huge to my success this past season. Feeling stronger from the bottom up was big in relieving stress from my arm and using my whole body as one cohesive unit. I am looking forward to another offseason with Tracy!
Tracy’s mobility series made a night and day difference in my off-season training. Her 12-week program was the missing piece to the puzzle with noticeable change in the way I moved in the gym and off the mound. With feeling strong, solid, and flexible the way I’ve never felt before it took my game to the next level. Her program will not only be something I keep in my off-season training but my daily routine as well.
Tracy’s approach to movement is very holistic and easy to understand for all professionals and players.Whether you are a strength coach, a physical therapist, a minor league player, or a major league player, she delivers a product that is effective, easy to understand, and encompasses a wide variety of aspects of movement theories.
A 12-week video series to improve complex dynamic movement patterns with focus on improving active ROM, developing “true” core strength, improving energy transfer throughout the kinetic chain.