L.A. Lakers’ Tim DiFrancesco On Building Strength and Resilience

Real food sports nutrition
tim_difrancesco_dwight_howard2This extensive conversation with Tim DiFrancesco brings together many of our favorite themes – innovative approaches to building power, speed and mobility, optimal fueling for intense performance and recovery and the motivation to make it all happen. Tim’s approach to sports nutrition is nothing short of revolutionary.

Tim is the strength and conditioning coach of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team. For the few listeners not familiar with the Lakers, they have consistently been one of the top teams in NBA over the past fifty years. Their roster currently boasts some of the very best players in the world, including Pau Gasol and of course Kobe Bryant.

In addition to Tim’s infectious passion for real food, he’s got a serious background in sports medicine, including a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, which he earned in 2006.
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This interview will be podcasted in two parts. We’ll be back in two weeks with Part 2.