In the first two parts of the Free Football Strength and Conditioning Program, we looked at exercises that could be used by anyone with any level of experience with basic gym equipment. For today’s Bonus Part 3, we’ll take a look at more advanced exercises with a few different pieces of equipment that you can use to boost your on-pitch performance.
Strength training is a broad term that encompasses many techniques, so not all strength-orientated exercises/sets/reps are going to help us with our sporting performance - some will even be downright detrimental to our individual needs.
In Part Two of today’s Free Strength and Conditioning Program for Footballers, we take a look at some of the things we need to think about to put together a successful plan and the process of putting it all together to create both the program in Part One and future programs for other sports.
Gym workouts are a dime a dozen, but if we want to get better at our sport we need something more specific - how do we know if a workout is improving our on-pitch performance and and not just giving us a good muscle pump?
In the first of today’s two part article, I’ve put together a Strength and Conditioning program for footballers to enhance your performance and help you dominate the field - you can adapt the program to your situation, so there’s something for everyone here. Check out Part Two to see some of the thinking behind the exercises, sets and reps and why it’s set up the way it is.