DNA: A meditation and relaxation class to help Liverpool players “deal with the stresses of club football” is one of the new methods introduced under the tenure of Brendan Rodgers, a new fly-on-the-wall documentary capturing life behind the scenes at Anfield has revealed.
The six-part series, due to be aired in the United States later this month (September), documents the arrival of Rodgers and sheds light on his methods. They include the manager talking about the importance of developing players as people as well as footballers.
One of the methods is a meditation and relaxation class, which is taken by ‘exercise physiologist’ Molly Kim during the club’s pre-season tour of the USA.
But the introduction of the class appears to bemuse the players, who can be seen struggling to keep straight faces and at times burst into laughter – apparently at the absurdity of what they are being asked to do.
Jamie Carragher, one of the club’s most senior players, appears -frequently on the verge of laughter as he carries out the meditation exercises to the sound of calming …