Three simple off-season exercises to improve soccer skills

Jeff Richter, CSCS, USAW, shows you three simple exercises you can do this winter to improve your soccer skills by the first practice next year.    

Over Distance Special Endurance

Over Distance Special Endurance

It’s Winter time, there’s no need to be afraid. At Winter time, we let in light and do lots of hills... With the outdoor season many months away, bad weather, and lack of proper training facilities, hills are one of the best workouts you can do.  Sure, it’s not as specific as lacing up your [...]

How Much Can You Improve After High School?

How Much Can You Improve After High School?

In my previous article Why Usain Bolt is so Dominant (and Tyson Gay, too), I outlined how Usain Bolt’s top speed at 60-80m is over 3 percent faster than Ben Johnson or Mo Greene.  That’s quite a bit considering less than 1 percent makes a difference between 1st and 4th. The other article How Long Does it Take [...]

SHIN SPLINTS 2014 – Canary in a Coalmine

SHIN SPLINTS 2014 –  Canary in a Coalmine

This new series is guest blogged by Doug Logan. Doug Logan was the CEO for USATF from 2008 until September 2010.  He was also the CEO, President and Commissioner for Major League Soccer from 1995 to 1999.  To read more about his background and involvement in Track, Soccer, Rugby and the Music industry, read my [...]

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