Conditioning

Soccer Training Myths

Soccer Training Myths

With so much info on the internet, TV and magazines you must understand these 5 common myths about strength and conditioning for youth soccer fitness training. This is a must before your child is ever going to be successful at improving their strength, power, speed...

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Proper Warm Up & Nutrition

Proper Warm Up & Nutrition

Injuries are a part of soccer, all you can do is get in shape, stretch and eat properly, and hope for the best. Here are 3 of the best ways to avoid soccer injuries. 1. DYNAMIC WARM UP A dynamic warm up prepares the athlete in a slow, gradual controlled way. This will...

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Proper Soccer Warm Ups

Proper Soccer Warm Ups

In any soccer game or training the muscles of your body are going to be challenged in many ways. Since soccer is now a game of sudden bursts of energy with recovery, the muscles must be prepared to handle the instantaneous movements of stops -starts and change of...

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Losing Weight with Soccer

Losing Weight with Soccer

Apparently you can lose weight by playing recreational soccer. A recent study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (Krustup et al, 2009, 43:825-831) took 36 healthy untrained men and randomized them into three groups: a soccer group, a running group and a control...

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Off Season Conditioning

Off Season Conditioning

Off Season Soccer Strength and Conditioning Program - 5 Key Elements It is important after a demanding soccer season, regardless if it is an eight or ten month schedule for soccer players to take at least seven to ten days break form intense activity. Failure to do so...

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Soccer Speed Drills

Soccer Speed Drills

Developing Soccer Speed Or is it Acceleration - The First Step – Quickness Most soccer coaches want to have players that possess top soccer speed and acceleration. The game has changed over the last five to ten years. Soccer at levels is now a power and speed game....

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Post Game Recovery Tips

Post Game Recovery Tips

Soccer is now a power and speed game and is very physical regardless the age you play. After a game there is lactic acid build up, tired limbs and depleted energy stores. Here is seven recovery tips to maintain your soccer fitness: 1) Post game recovery should begin...

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Improve Running Speed

Improve Running Speed

Improve running speed with these five tips on how to run faster on the soccer pitch. But first, you should know that the ideal athletic soccer player regardless the age or gender for most coaches is strong, powerful and fast. Weak, tired and slow is unacceptable! Many...

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6 Elements of Soccer Conditioning

6 Elements of Soccer Conditioning

By Niv Orlian Soccer is an athletic sport and it has become more than a game that awards the player with the best ball skills. Improving your body and your physical traits, as well as chiseling your physical weaknesses is extremely important in modern day soccer and...

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Youth Soccer Conditioning Drills

Youth Soccer Conditioning Drills

Soccer is a very physically demanding sport. Where other sports have time outs and frequent stoppages, soccer games enjoy no such breaks. Soccer is not only a game of running or kicking but also an activity where superb physical conditioning plays a key role....

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Soccer Drills & Practices “To-Go”

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