S4E4 // Strength Training for Basketball & NBA Nutrition w/ Bill Burgos MS
In Season 4, Episode 4, Dr. Bubbs interviews Bill Burgos, NBA Strength & Conditioning Coach with over 12 years currently working with the Minnesota Timberwolves. In this episode, Bill discusses his career in the NBA, philosophy of strength and conditioning coaching, and coaches who have influenced his approach. He shares insights about the common challenges he faces working with young professional basketball players, how early specialization can impact athlete development, and how he navigates these roadblocks. He also breaks down how nutrition has changed in the NBA over the last decade, the League’s obsession with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and strategies to support pro athletes. Finally, Bill shares his advice to athletes on how to improve performance.