Soccer Science

Full disclosure: I already drafted a piece for Stack.com similar to this. I outlined 5 strength drills that can be done on the pitch, and it should be coming out this week. However, this post will include the exercises I left out. Hopefully, between this article...

Everyone lost their shit over this exercise. It was as sensational as the Royal Wedding. Really. Here it is: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJB1R_qiufw&feature=youtu.be[/embed] I think what grabbed everyone's attention about this was its simplicity. Eccentric hamstring work is critical for soccer players, especially in terms of preventing injury and helping to stabilize the knee...

Every day, I ponder several things. Why is the grass green? Is the moon made out of Swiss cheese? Why do people spend money on organic food? Why was $10 billion spent on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and not solving world hunger? Will I meet Aragorn in real life? Out...

Look at any in-season soccer fitness program and you'll find the following repertoire: - Mobility work - Strength maintenance - Stability work - Balance/neuromuscular training - Steady state cardio - Cold water immersion - Soft tissue work - Meditation There are so many ways to recover, refresh, and maintain the health of our players...

Let's take a look at this simple truth: everything is connected. And I mean EVERYTHING. The human body. A math equation. The universe. The constellations. The spider web in your backyard. The online world. The electrical waves from your heart to someone else's. Wow. Sorry if this post...

There aren't many things I like more than strength training. Not even Lord of the Rings. Not even sushi. Not even Zac Effron's face. Strength training is that high on my list of things I love, if not, number one. From a physiological standpoint, it serves a wealth of...