The Los Angeles Rams Have a Secret Weapon—It’s in a Room Called the Barbershop

From a Wall Street Journal story by Andrew Beaton headlined “The Los Angeles Rams Have a Secret Weapon: Keeping Players Healthy”:

There’s a room in the Los Angeles Rams’ facility called the barbershop. Players know they can walk in there and freely talk about their aches and pains, or just about anything else they want to discuss. The space even has a barber pole hanging outside, but nobody goes there to get their haircut.

It’s the team’s training room. And it’s the focal point of the Rams’ effort to reduce injury through a combination of communication, analytics and an embrace of modern training methods.