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How to Maintain Strength During Your Soccer Season [ARTICLE]

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Training during your soccer season can be a tough task. You have a busy game schedule, practices and other commitments. And as the season goes along...... Continue

Strength and Conditioning: Extends Beyond the Field of Play [ARTICLE]

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Most of us know that strength and conditioning can be extremely beneficial when it comes to reaching our fullest potential on the field such as helping us...... Continue

Best Plyometric Exercises for Soccer Players by Position [ARTICLE]

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Soccer players are well known for their incredible endurance, running an average distance of six miles during a 90-minute match. However, the game...... Continue

Why Ankle Mobility Training is a Must [ARTICLE]

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Of all the parts of your body to worry about, your ankles are probably low on the list. Tight hamstrings, back pain and other issues typically take precedence. Ankles aren't that important, right?... Continue

3 Steps to Prevent Soccer ACL Injuries [ARTICLE]

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It takes time to build speed and fitness for soccer. When players get injured, time does not stop. Too often, performance gains diminish, leaving athletes stressed and frustrated. Injuries are a part...... Continue

Connective Tissue: The Key to Preventing ACL Injuries [ARTICLE]

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The anterior cruciate ligament is the last thing you want to injure. If you need ACL surgery, you have a 6- to 12-month rehabilitation period ahead of you, and you may not return with the same speed and agility you once...... Continue

4 Soccer Agility Drills to Improve Quickness and Dribbling [ARTICLE]

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Since it hosted the World Cup in 1994, the United States has seen a meteoric rise in the popularity of soccer. But despite its growing acceptance at the youth and high school levels, the sport continues to be plagued by antiquated strength and...... Continue

How to Recover From a Soccer Game or Workout [ARTICLE]

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Part of being a fit soccer player is providing your body with the means to perform at 100 percent. Tournaments, games and practice have a cumulative effect on your general preparedness for performance. Making sure you take...... Continue

Tobin Heath's Powerful Leg Workout [ARTICLE]

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At just 26 years of age, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward Tobin Heath is a three-time national champion, titles she won as a North Carolina Tar Heel; a two-time Olympic gold medalist; and a member of the 2011 World Cup team that got all...... Continue

Player Psyche and Injury Risk [ARTICLE]

by The Science of Soccer on

Many consider injuries as an accepted part of the game. Despite this, coaches and researchers work together to reduce the risk of players sustaining an injury. Much of the focus has been on external factors such as equipment and playing field as...... Continue

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