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Ready For Spring Training? How Soccer Players Can Survive Allergy Season

As spring quickly approaches, athletes are getting ready to hang their winter attire and embrace the joys of soccer season. Unfortunately, it is also the time when seasonal allergies spring into action. Based on a study of recreational runners, only 0.5% out of the 42% with reported allergies took prescription medication before exercise, according to the Allergy … Read more Ready For Spring Training? How Soccer Players Can Survive Allergy Season

Simple Home Fitness Tips For Avid Soccer Players

Soccer is steadily increasing in popularity in the USA, with more than 25 million Americans partaking in the sport at various levels. Though natural talent undoubtedly plays a role in a player’s performance on the field, adequate training is also of the utmost importance. While it is no secret that regular gym and field drills are an absolute … Read more Simple Home Fitness Tips For Avid Soccer Players

The Economic Differences Between European Soccer from American Football

For most people, sport is a lifelong passion with an affiliation to a particular team passed down from generation to generation. When game day comes around, all they care about is that their team wins. For many fans the quality of the game is less important than the victorious result. For most of the history … Read more The Economic Differences Between European Soccer from American Football

Should You Have Caffeine Before Playing Soccer?

A recent study into the use of caffeine in sport found that three quarters of people drink coffee or other caffeinated drinks before competing. For professional athletes, it is often an important part of their routine, providing an essential energy boost that can put them at the top of their game. It isn’t just about being able to … Read more Should You Have Caffeine Before Playing Soccer?

A Soccer Player’s Guide to Building Muscle

Soccer players need strength training to improve certain running-based actions, including sprinting and change of direction speed as well as jump actions, according to a 2015 study published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Strength training also helps soccer players build the muscle they need to overcome their opponents and perform at the highest levels week in and … Read more A Soccer Player’s Guide to Building Muscle

What is next for Mauricio Pochettino?

Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy caught a fair few off guard on Tuesday evening when he sacked long serving manager Mauricio Pochettino after a poor start to the season. Although ‘Poch’, as he is affectionately known, has overseen an appalling return of just 25 points in the last 24 league games there is nobody in … Read more What is next for Mauricio Pochettino?

Blending Up Some Optimal Soccer Nutrition

Athletes are always searching for ways to find a competitive edge, with nutrition being a crucial element of athletic efficacy. But which foods and drinks are the most desirable for an athlete? And how are you going to consume all these performance-boosters before the big match? It turns out a blender and a handful of healthful ingredients … Read more Blending Up Some Optimal Soccer Nutrition

Winter Workouts Fit for Any Soccer Player

While 25.3% of outdoor soccer players also play indoor soccer, staying fit throughout the winter months is a goal for many – even if you intend to take the winter off from the field altogether. While many soccer players may resort to a standard workout routine to stay in shape, it’s just as important to maintain … Read more Winter Workouts Fit for Any Soccer Player

Which Teams are Fancied Besides England for Euro 2020?

Ever the eternal optimists and tapping into patriotic punting, bookmakers have England as second favorites to win Euro 2020. The Three Lions finished fourth at the last World Cup and then third in the inaugural UEFA Nations League under Gareth Southgate. His policy of giving youth a chance has worked well so far, but plaudits … Read more Which Teams are Fancied Besides England for Euro 2020?