Sunday, August 16, 2009

Elite Soccer Development #8- Bodyweight Training

Every activity we do, exercise related or not, centers around using and controlling our own bodyweight in order to perform specific tasks. Bodyweight training trains the body to be more stable, especially at the joints. Since bodyweight training trains major muscle groups in an integrated fashion it allows you to train multiple muscles at once, which is how the body really operates in our environment. This makes it a truly functional method of training.

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