With the final tournament of the Women’s Euro 2017 finally upon us, we decided to take a look at what makes a strong footballer’s physique and how players can best exercise their bodies to achieve maximum results.

Football requires immense speed, strength, agility, endurance and explosiveness, with professional players focusing on building both strength and speed. While you can be as aerobically fit as possible, if you don’t have strong muscles, you won’t go very far – the basic rule is, the stronger you are, the faster you’ll be. So bear this mind and do not focus exclusively on building aerobic capacities, but include strength and plyometric sessions in your workout. Visit your local David Lloyd Club for both your fitness training.

Here are a few areas to focus on and develop:

 

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Visit your local David Lloyd Club for both your fitness training.