Do you want to train some of the highest performing athletes in the world and keep them at the top of their game? On today’s show, I talk with Dr. Tim DiFrancesco who is the lead strength and conditioning coach for the Los Angeles Lakers.
In this episode we discuss:
- How he made the leap into professional sports.
- How is top strength tips can work on every patient/client regardless of age or experience.
- Why your workout should focus on time under tension and perfect form.
- How to stimulate muscle growth by increasing volume of work.
- Why breaking perfect form effects long term performance.
- How a PT background sets you up for success in the strength and conditioning world.
- And so much more!
This was a great interview with Tim on how his background as a physical therapist influences his strength and conditioning principles. I learned a great deal from Tim on this episode and I hope you come away with some great insights to use immediately in your clinical or fitness setting!
Tim’s Top Resources:
Kelly Starrett (http://www.mobilitywod.com/)
Dan John (http://danjohn.net/)
Pavel Tsatsouline (http://www.strongfirst.com/)
How to reach Tim:
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Don’t forget to tune in for the Thursday Quickie 2/11/16 with Dr. DiFrancesco on working with millennials!
Stay Healthy Wealthy & Smart!