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by soccerjj
29 Apr 2011, 14:10
Forum: Fitness
Topic: Reps, Sets, Speed of recovery?
Replies: 30
Views: 15857

In my opinion i think: 1) I would recommend definately do the leg work in the gym. You cant flex bone! No matter how explosive you are if you have little strength you wont go that far that fast and reach your highest potential. In my opinion the higher your relative lower body strength the faster yo...
by soccerjj
24 Mar 2011, 18:25
Forum: Fitness
Topic: My Little Routine
Replies: 21
Views: 9178

Free weights are a lot better than machines! Especially for athletes 1) free weights use more muscles such as extra stabiliser muscles in all exercises. 2) Stimulate real world activities more as in everyday life and football you are never acting in just one range of motion. 3) Injuries more likely ...
by soccerjj
14 Mar 2011, 23:21
Forum: Skills
Topic: Touch and Control routine
Replies: 4
Views: 3034

Completely agree with collin, couldnt of put it better myself. :)
by soccerjj
13 Mar 2011, 11:53
Forum: Fitness
Topic: Is it worth it?
Replies: 2
Views: 1691

No mate i think there is pretty much no point in using them and i think you would be MUCH better off waiting to get a barbell set or gym membership, and in the mean time just practice your football technique or endurance by running sprints or something.] Firstly because you only have a few weights s...
by soccerjj
18 Jan 2011, 20:15
Forum: Skills
Topic: Craig Gordon, save of the century?
Replies: 10
Views: 6507

Ha in my opinion this has got to be the best save/ double save EVER.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ri_BmyOUSj0
by soccerjj
03 Jan 2011, 00:53
Forum: Fitness
Topic: Fitness Routine- Need help
Replies: 8
Views: 3249

The reason i asked is i think this could be a good workout but it depends really what you want. If you want to increase speed some of these exercises are very good such as the sprint and agility drills, but the thing is if you are working for speed you need to keep fresh and have v. long rest times,...
by soccerjj
02 Jan 2011, 20:08
Forum: Fitness
Topic: Fitness Routine- Need help
Replies: 8
Views: 3249

Is this meant to be for increasing speed or increasing endurance?
by soccerjj
02 Jan 2011, 17:30
Forum: Competition
Topic: For every footballer in the making here's a few contacts
Replies: 221
Views: 77103

I disagree. I think contacts are important as they can help u get a trial with different teams! Although obviously you will still need the required footballing ability.
by soccerjj
02 Jan 2011, 17:27
Forum: Fitness
Topic: Knee injury alternative exercise
Replies: 4
Views: 2823

How serious is the knee injury? Does it hurt a lot to run? It could be osgood shlatter as you are 14, but you should probs see as a doctor. to keep up your conditioning while injured you could do a little circuit of exercise e.g. (dips, push ups, planks, chin ups etc) But if i was you it sounds like...
by soccerjj
30 Nov 2010, 22:02
Forum: Fitness
Topic: Eating before or after strength training??
Replies: 5
Views: 2891

BOTH you need to eat as much as possible. straight after and a bit before ( leave enough time to digest)
by soccerjj
04 Nov 2010, 20:49
Forum: Competition
Topic: Best of EF
Replies: 61
Views: 30087

thanks ive had decent improvement but i missed a month and a half while away hopefully next time i will make even better improvements.
by soccerjj
30 Oct 2010, 18:36
Forum: Fitness
Topic: Advice for anyone who wants to improve athleticism.
Replies: 3
Views: 2193

i agree. Big shout out to defranco, im sure if anyone did what he said they would make great gains. ( as long as they kept up their technical work)

Good post im sure you will have helped a few people at least. :D
by soccerjj
28 Oct 2010, 14:15
Forum: Competition
Topic: Best of EF
Replies: 61
Views: 30087

Hi here is an update on some of my training stats, i have made some great gains, feel stronger, faster and i can really see the effects in my football matches and training. ( Any stats not updated are just because i havent done them for ages.( Weight soccerjj 58kg (128 lbs) To 59kg (130lbs) (ATG) Sq...
by soccerjj
01 Sep 2010, 23:29
Forum: Fitness
Topic: protein shake after cardio training?
Replies: 4
Views: 2640

depends. Tell us more about yourself and your goals.
by soccerjj
31 Aug 2010, 19:16
Forum: Players
Topic: Messi's new center mid position
Replies: 5
Views: 2520

he is centre forward/ striker now ( although sometimes he switches to RW e.g. second half) Here is a link which says what i think. https://goal.com/en-gb/news/3277/la-liga/2010/08/23/2083788/spanish-inquisition-the-multifaceted-lionel-messi-not-your Also you can look on zonal marking a good site whi...