Recovery, flexibility, and mobility strategies should allow you to get more strength work, not overshadow it. I see a ton of emphasis bordering on obsession with recovery, flexibility, and mobility at the expense of requisite strength work. As @ericcressey says "Don't spend too much time changing the oil on a car with no engine." #strength #todaystwocents

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Tim DiFrancesco, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and founder of TD Athletes Edge.  He is nationally renowned for his evidence-based and scientific approach to fitness, training, nutrition, and recovery for athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

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