152: Michael Phelps' Strength & Conditioning Coordinator Keenan Robinson Shares Behind the Scenes Training & Nutrition Insights - Pt 1 of 2
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Ever wondered how Michael Phelps trains and eats to support becoming the greatest Olympic athlete of all time? How does one even get to be a strength coach for such an amazing athlete? Tune in to Part 1 of this 2 part interview with Phelps' strength & conditioning coordinator Keenan Robinson. You might be surprised how much overlap there is between strength and conditioning considerations in the swimming world and the powerlifting/bodybuilding world as Keenan and I note. We also delve into some advanced recovery modalities used by athletes training at this level in part 2 which will air as episode 154 - tune back in for all the action.
Keenan Robinson is the personal strength and conditioning coordinator for the greatest Olympic athlete of all time, Michael Phelps. Keenan provided cutting edge dryland and overall training programming during Phelps' runs at 22 Olympics medals, 18 Gold, in 2004, 2008, and 2012. Robinson is also the Director of Athletes Services at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, training numerous other elite swimmers who are current and future Olympic contenders.
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