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Yoenis Cespedes reveals his new offseason training plan | New York Post

What the heck is the training staff doing?

“I think in the past I have gone into the season where I have spent a lot of time in the gym doing a lot of lifting, so I come in feeling very strong,” Cespedes said through an interpreter before the Mets’ 5-4, 10-inning loss to the Marlins. “But I definitely wasn’t dedicating the time I need to be running, to really give resistance to my muscles.

“So although I was starting out strong, I can tell during the season my muscles weren’t able to keep up, they were probably wearing out, so I figured out that’s definitely where the change needs to be.”

Jim Furtado Posted: September 20, 2017 at 01:07 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: mets, yoenis cespedes

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   1. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: September 20, 2017 at 01:16 PM (#5535109)
It's pretty shocking that the Mets intend to retain their strength and conditioning coach.

I'd can him solely for letting Syndergaard bulk up.
   2. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: September 20, 2017 at 01:19 PM (#5535114)
Wow. Much like election season, it would appear that the "best shape of his life" article cycle has now expanded to include pre-emptive articles even before the offseason.
   3. The Good Face Posted: September 20, 2017 at 02:32 PM (#5535203)
Needs more CORE STRENGTH!
   4. Khrushin it bro Posted: September 20, 2017 at 04:18 PM (#5535316)
Mix in some yoga Yoe!
   5. ReggieThomasLives Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:41 PM (#5535542)
"But I definitely wasn’t dedicating the time I need to be running, to really give resistance to my muscles."

This sounds exactly as logical and scientific as most any personal trainer's advice.
   6. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: September 20, 2017 at 11:03 PM (#5535559)
However, it fails to take into account toxins and the balancing of ions.
   7. bfan Posted: September 21, 2017 at 08:17 AM (#5535625)
Using 140 games as a baseline minimum, below which you have had an injury impacted season, Cespedes has 2 seasons over that and 4 seasons under it, which strikes me as not very helpful to a team who counts on him to be a regular contributer.
   8. Yonder Alonso in misguided trousers (cardinal) Posted: September 21, 2017 at 11:25 AM (#5535829)
However, it fails to take into account toxins and the balancing of ions.

Clearly Cespedes needs more phlogiston in his diet. Or maybe less.
   9. TheHomeRunsOfJuanPierre Posted: September 22, 2017 at 01:24 PM (#5536873)
This is the polar opposite of news. Posting Mets Anything still doesn't belong on this site, Furtado.

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