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Brendan Rodgers has lifted the lid on the fitness programme that has made Steven Gerrard a virtual ever-present in his Liverpool side.
According to an article by Dominic King in the Daily Mail, Rodgers analyses each player and provides them with individual fitness schedules.
Gerrard, following a couple of years of fitness problems, played 52 games in all competitions for club and country last season, according to Soccerbase, and Rodgers believes his captain is benefiting from the work put in by the training staff.
You need to analyse the person, what age he is at and the body type he is.
One of the biggest things in our method of work is the recovery method.
Stevie for example plays on the Saturday, recovers on the Sunday doing pulls, stretch and massage, on the Tuesday recovers further with maybe a light jog.
We have individual plans for every player.
Gerrard has played the whole 90 minutes in Liverpool's opening four games of the season, as well as captaining England in World Cup qualifiers.
Liverpool are top of the Premier League and face Swansea City on Monday.