For many athletes, one of the key abilities is the ability run very fast at consistent pace. While nearly everyone is able to run quickly, it doesn’t mean that they are able to sustain the pace. For soccer players, the ability to run at top speed for a few more second means the difference between a save and a goal. In this case, it is important for athletes to put extra efforts with their legs. Even if many players are already tired at the 80th minute of the game, they should still be able to sprint to catch the opposing striker or outrunning the opposing defender. For everyone on the field, being fast, really means a difference, even for the goalkeeper. It’s all about snatching the ball first and keep it in our possession as long as possible. Soccer players need to struggle for space to aim for the extra inch. It often means that players should have the extra advantage of speed. Even for good players, it takes enough training to become very fast. For players who are already fast, they should be able to take advantage of this ability. High speed running also ensures better agility and higher jumps. It means that soccer players are able to become much better athletes.
There are different muscle groups that need to be kept in shape as players work on to achieve higher speeds. One of them are the muscles that are located at the back of our legs. There are straightforward concepts that determine our running speed. As an example, we should apply enough power to the ground. It means that we need to strengthen the muscles that are located at the back of our leg. It als means that we should work on our quad strength and glutei. Any good sprinter are indicated by very strong quads and glute. It allows soccer players to slam their feet on the ground with greater power and speed. This way, they are able to get an opposite and equal reaction from the ground. It takes constant exercise to improve our glutei and quads. In order t improve them, we need to work with dead lifts and perform squats. These exercises should be focused on quad and glutei muscles, to make them stronger. The hamstring is also an important group of muscle that’s needed to play football. In general, hamstring is quite prone to injury due to a degree of tightness. If soccer players don’t warm up properly, it’s likely for them to have an over-stretched hamstring.
Injuries to our hamstrings could lead to painful and long injury. Hamstring is an essential muscles that allow us to run.. It gives us enough trust, so we are able to quickly stretch our leg out. Hamstring should be significantly strengthened, so all of our movements can become more fluid. In general, we should be able to prevent injury, if we have proper warm up. Static warm up technique includes stretching and we can also perform dynamic warm-ups, such as touch downs and kick ups. Hips should also be flexible and strong.