Think your cardio is good? Think again…

by Philip MacDonald | Last updated

Do you think you’re in good shape?  Good enough shape to run 12km in a 90 minute soccer game if you play center midfield?  If you play the wing, are you ready to make fifty 35-yard sprints up and down the field?  These are some of the distances and speeds professional soccer players will run.

Click here to check out this link from www.soccernet.com.  In it you’ll see how much Dimitar Berbatov of Manchester United ran this past summer each day on his own in preparation for the upcoming season.  Don’t solely rely on your coach’s training sessions.  There is always something you can do on your own to improve your cardio.  Especially during the off-seaon.

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