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The Unbelievable Way LeBron James Prepares For A Life Of Basketball


One of the many mysteries regarding LeBron James, is just how exactly he’s managed to stay so fit and durable over the years.

It’s pretty insane that he’s still at the top of his game when you consider how long he’s played.

But in a recent Bill Simmons podcast with Malcolm Gladwell, Simmons described the intense ways LeBron James keeps himself in peak basketball form, originally covered by a piece on The Ringer.

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“LeBron spends like a million and a half dollars a year on his body.... he’s replicated all the equipment they have in the team’s gym in his house. He has two trainers. Everywhere he goes, he has a trainer with him.”

Simmoks continued, “He’s got chefs. He has all the science of how to sleep. All these different things. Masseuses. Everything he does in his life is constructed to have him play basketball and to stay on the court and to be as healthy as possible and to absorb punishment when he goes into the basket and he gets crushed by people.”

So for LeBron James, being physically and mentally prepared for a long basketball season is almost second nature to him.

And as the years progress, it will be more important than ever for him to stay in peak physical form.

The only question now is how long the superstar can keep this going. Because, as we all know, Father Time is undefeated.