Podcast with Dr.James Hoffmann
James Hoffmann is a former professor or Exercise Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. James earned his PhD in Sport Physiology under Dr. Mike Stone of ETSU, where he focused on the application of sled pushing to sport performance enhancement in Rugby players.
James has coached numerous Rugby players at ETSU as the team’s assistant coach and Head Sport Scientist, where he was also the head strength and conditioning coach and weight room manager. James is a lifetime athlete, having reached high levels of competition in Rugby, American Football, and Wrestling.
James book on recovery: Recovery from training
In this podcast, James and I talk about optimizing recovery, some of the things we discuss are:
(4:45) Why is recovery important?
(7:40) Could you take us thru the hierarchy of recovery that you describe in your book?
(30:00): How does stress effect recovery and is there any specific time where stress management is more important?
(38:15): Can doing too much to optimize recovery potentially have a negative effect on training adaptations?
(40:47): What is the take home message?