Footbal Fitness

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FourFourTwo trains with Andres Iniesta

FFT takes to the pitch with the Barça genius to find out just what it takes to become an all-time great. “Let’s recreate my World Cup goal!” he smiles. Oh, go on then...

  • Supercharge your reaction speed

    Supercharge your reaction speed

    Ensure you’re first to the ball every time with these quick-time tune ups

  • Boost your speed off the mark

    Boost your speed off the mark

    Get faster for 5-a-side with this speed conditioning workout

  • Improve strength, balance and agility

    Improve strength, balance and agility

    Calibrate your body for the demands of 5-a-side with these exercises

  • Prepare your body for pre-season

    Prepare your body for pre-season

    Don't let pre-season be a shock to your system. Prepare for the punishment with guidance from Mo Gimpel, Southampton's sports medicine and science manager

  • Football vs The Rest

    Football vs The Rest

    Column inches are so often filled with outrage over footballers’ pay packets, it’s easy to forget just how dedicated and fit they are. But fitter than Olympians? FourFourTwo investigates…

  • World Cup workout

    World Cup workout

    Don’t just watch the action in Brazil – get fit with football-focused drills from around the globe

  • Desk-jockey fitness

    Desk-jockey fitness

    Who needs the gym when you can train in the office? Boost performance and aid recovery with this guide to work-based workouts – just be sure the boss isn’t looking…

  • Build explosive change of direction

    Build explosive change of direction

    To dominate the 5-a-side pitch you need to be quick and agile. Use this drill to make sure you have the speed and power to whiz away from defenders

  • Off-season training for goalkeepers

    Off-season training for goalkeepers

    Make sure you add inches to your leap and not your waist by staying in shape this summer with advice from Manchester City and England goalkeeper, Joe Hart

  • Prepare your body for playing in the heat

    Prepare your body for playing in the heat

    The best way to survive 90 minutes in roasting heat is to prepare your body for what's in store