Published on Nov 5, 2013
“Physically, when I say that, you know, watching Manny, his physical transformation when we got a hold of him, myself and Teri Tom, he started implementing a more strict diet, a scientifically based diet based on his body fat ratio, and what we started doing to apply the strength and conditioning as he was moving up through the divisions, I saw Mike physically respond the same way. He’s maintained his speed. His explosiveness has come up…he’s tall and broad-shouldered, so you have a great base,” stated world-class Strength & Conditioning Coach Alex Ariza, who talked about some of the comparisons he sees between Mikey Garcia and Manny Pacquiao. Check it out!
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