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Less is More

Alex Rodriguez spoke with reporters over the weekend. Chad Jennings has the highlights:

“I’ve always felt that more is better. It’s just the way I’ve always done it. It’s the way I saw my Mom work when I grew up. I just felt that I needed to get up early and do the work, and stay up late and do the work. It’s been a hard lesson to learn, but over the past two or three years I understand that doing my corrective exercises, focusing a lot more on recovery (is best). When you’re in your 20s, you think about training and (then) you think about recovery, and at this point in your career it’s actually the exact opposite. To your point, yeah, I think I learned that lesson… The one thing Philippon told me many years ago when he did (the hip surgery) is that less is more, but I didn’t listen to him then. I went back to see him this winter and he’s very happy with the range of motion and how it looks. He reiterated the importance of less is more. I’m on board now.”

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1 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Feb 27, 2012 12:24 pm

"With my track record, I haven’t been very good at hitting eighth, so I’ll try to stay away from that. I’m going to make it as difficult as possible for Joe to take me out of that position.”


That's a joke, right, Al?

It's quite witty.

2 Alex Belth   ~  Feb 27, 2012 1:49 pm

For such a dork he's been known to have a good joke at his own expense every once in awhile.

3 weeping for brunnhilde   ~  Feb 27, 2012 3:03 pm


He is dork, god love him!

4 OldYanksFan   ~  Feb 28, 2012 1:34 am

All those sleep-overs at Jeter's house must be working, because ARod is sounding a lot like... a reasonable human being.

To me, he come's across as honest, has learned to avoid controversy without being guarded, talks about the team, and puts winning first.

The guy has come a long way. I think by the time he retires, he will indeed be a 'True Yankee', and quite a popular one at that.

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