What type of fitness does a soccer player need?
Long gone are the days of endless shuttles in preseason.
The sprint speeds are getting faster, the distances ran are getting farther. Every season soccer players are pushing the boundaries of fitness to new levels. Stamina is now only a pin in the components of today’s ‘complete footballer’.
So to be an elite level soccer player, which elements of fitness do you need? What type of fitness is key to domination on the soccer pitch?