The British football season is a long one, and Christmas is slap bang in the middle of it. As a regular player, you have a responsibility to your club and your teammates to look after yourself over the festive season period – but that’s often easier said than done. While controlling your weight during Christmas […]The post How to Enjoy Christmas and Be Ready for the Remainder of the Season appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
Football at Christmas is just as much part of the English game as half-time pies and jumpers for goalposts are. But in order to stay match fit during the festive period, you will need to make the right lifestyle choices. Christmastime is filled with temptations, many of which can be very hard to resist. However, […]The post Keeping the Weight off During the Christmas Break appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
The rigours of a full football season can take a heavy toll on the body of a regular player. The nature of the game makes certain injuries inescapable at times, but it is possible to minimise the risk of suffering certain types of injury. Up to 80 percent of significant footballing injuries affect the legs, […]The post How to Minimise the Chances of Serious Injury During a Football Season appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
The summer break provides footballers with a great opportunity to relax weary muscles, recharge the batteries and mentally recover from the rigours of a hard season. However, it is important not to lose sight of the fact that you will need to be prepared for the new season if you want to be at the […]The post Your Preparation Checklist for the Football Season Ahead appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
As the end of another season approaches, the thoughts of footballers up and down the country turn to leisure, holidays and relaxation. But in order to hit the ground running at the start of next season, it’s always a good idea to stay in shape during the summer break. By making the following routines part […]The post 5 Training Routines for the Close Season appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
Another football season is finally upon us, and hitting the ground running on the pitch could be the key to glory in May. However, a relaxing summer and a few indulgences may have left you less than match fit, and you may be facing an uphill task to get into shape before the big kick-off. [...]The post Pre-Season Fitness: Get yourself fit for the new season appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
Whether you play for a local pub team or for your county, the festive season represents a time of temptation and bad lifestyle choices. Christmas parties usually mean alcohol and tasty treats are never far away, but that can spell disaster for your performance levels if you have a busy festive period of match action [...]The post How to Stay Match-Fit at Christmas appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.