- Tom Brady sent Aaron Rodgers his “The TB12 Method” wellness book to help Rodgers improve his diet.
- Rodgers wants to keep playing at a high level when he is 40-years-old, something Brady has managed to do.
- However, Rodgers says that he is not as strict about his own diet as Brady is about his.
Albert Breer has a good dive into how Aaron Rodgers has been adjusting his lifestyle in order to try and prolong his NFL career written up in Sports Illustrated’s Monday Morning Quarterback. And apparently, Tom Brady has a good bit to do with that.
“The two quarterbacks have talked about this quest for longevity, and Brady sent Rodgers the TB12 Method book he released last September,” Breer wrote.
“Rodgers has taken stuff from it, and applied it in conjunction with the advice he gets regularly from Packers director of performance nutrition Adam Korzun . . . Rodgers did his own research too, and as a result, it’s not just his knee that’s gotten anew life. He has more energy. He’s sleeping better. He feels stronger”
Rodgers told Breer, “I do my own reading, and Adam’s been a fantastic resource, and obviously Tom and I are close. We’ve talked about the stuff he does. I don’t swear off nightshades like he does. But I had a lot of room to grow in that area. I love sweets and food in general, so being smart about what I was eating tied to my performance.”
Rodgers also told Breer that he wanted to continue to play at a high level until he is 40-years-old. It is something few quarterbacks have done, but Brady has set the perfect example for Rodgers, winning the NFL Most Valuable Player award and guiding the New England Patriots to a Super Bowl appearance in his year-40 season.
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