What happens on the field, begins and ends in The Training Room. Now what goes on in that rarified space behind closed doors no longer stays there. Through the eyes of the experts and stars of sports, we gain unique access to a realm usually off limits to the average fan. You’ll go behind the scenes to experience the inspiration, perspiration and dedication that separates the elite athlete from the rest of us! How does all this happen? It begins in The Training Room.

WHAT is in The Training Room? A podcast for exploring the impact medicine has on professional sports and everyday recreation. Its Podcasts, Videocasts and YouTube Channel feature segments on a broad range of topics.

The Training Room Minute targets the audience every day with vignettes about sports, fitness and medicine.

The Training Room Club offers exclusive features to you – the V.I.P. member – with contributions from our world class panel of experts. So whatever your place in sports –elite athlete, weekend warrior; child or grown-up, The Training Room keeps you at the top of your game! It educates, informs, entertains and inspires you (whatever your age) to nurture your love of sports.

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…the inspiration of Dr. Don Teig. He has evaluated and trained the vision skills of players from 15 Major League Baseball clubs, the men and women of professional golf and top tennis players, several professional football, basketball and hockey players. Dr. Teig was the senior consultant to the Johnson & Johnson Worldwide Performance Vision Team for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and for the LPGA Golf tour. He is the author of the best selling book “High Performance Vision” from Square One Publishers. Dr. Teig finds the source of a player’s injury and he brings his experience right into your living room …and you don’t even need to touch your remote. He will also take you on the journey of correct conditioning and reconditioning …all through the eyes of medical experts, team trainers, and athletes themselves.


Ira Joe Fisher is a broadcaster, poet, actor, and educator. He hosted radio and television programs in New York, Washington, and Ohio. He was a regular on the CBS Early Show. Ira appeared in the long-running musical The Fantasticks. He performed the role of “Henry VIII” in the musical The Prince and the Pauper at New York City’s Lambs Theatre. And he was in the film “California Girls” with Robbie Benson and Regis Philbin. Ira is author of four books of poetry and a collection of essays. He teaches poetry and writing at the University of Connecticut, Stamford, and at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York.


Steven Lefkowitz – Producer Emeritus of The Training Room –was the President and co-founder of LEG, Inc., representing broadcasters across the country. Mr. Lefkowitz’s forte was taking the athlete from the playing field to the broadcast booth. On the field – and off, he represented Marshall Faulk, Al Leiter, Michael Kay, Steve Phillips, Steve Levy, Chris McKendry, Rick Peterson, Dan Patrick, Jon Barry, Jon Kelley, Robin Roberts, Mike Breen, Arman Ketaynian, Mitch Album, Jim Harbaugh, Mike Lupica, Jon Heyman, Bucky Dent, Barry Melrose, Stan Fischler, and the late Bobby Murcer among many other sports and broadcast legends. He produced and packaged CD’s and several New York television shows. The Training Room mourns his loss and dedicates the future of the show to his memory.