In this episode, Gerry welcomes on speed and strength coach Bobby Stroupe to talk a wide range of topics in the world of sports performance.
To start, Bobby goes through his early career and what first drew him to a career in sports performance. He discusses the early struggles of starting his business and what he learned along the way that eventually lead him to founding one of the most well known and elite training facilities in America, APEC.
From there, Bobby and Gerry discuss the nature of working with elite level athletes and understanding the impact even the smallest changes can have. Bobby talks about his work with Patrick Mahomes and some fun stories that shed light on things you need to look for when preparing and guiding college and professional athletes.
To finish up, the conversation turns to the litany of injuries early on in this COVID impacted NFL season and some of the factors that could be at play. This leads to a discussion about volume, collaboration amongst all aspects and areas of athletic performance and the best practices to mitigate injuries for athletes.
All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!