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Planning and Training Warming up: ? warms your muscles by increasing the movement of blood through your tissues, making the muscles more supple; ? increases delivery of oxygen and nutrients to your muscles by increasing the blood flow to them; ? prepares your muscles for stretching; ? prepares your heart for an increase in activity; ? prepares you mentally for the upcoming exercise; ? and primes your nerve-to-muscle pathways to be ready for exercise. My benefits from doing a warm up are as follows: My performance may be improved as an appropriate warm up will result in an: ? Increased speed of concentration and relaxation of warmed muscles. ? Dynamic exercises reduce muscle stiffness. ? Facilitatured oxygen, utilization by warmed muscles because haemoglobin releases oxygen more regularly at higher muscle temperature. Warming down: ? helps your heart rate and breathing to return towards normal gradually; ? helps avoid fainting or dizziness, which can result from blood pooling in the large muscles of the legs when vigorous activity is stopped suddenly; ? ...read more.


Each exercise is performed for a specified number of repetitions or for a prescribed time period before moving on to the next exercise. The exercises within each circuit are separated by brief, timed rest intervals, and each circuit is separated by a longer rest period. The total number of circuits performed during a training session may vary from two to six depending on your training level (beginner, intermediate, or advanced), your period of training (preparation or competition) and your training objective. Weight training This product is mainly the outcome of efficient technique, the progression of speed and the maturing competitive attitude on a sound basis of general endurance, all round strength and general mobility. The development of all round strength is best achieved via circuit training and then progressing this through weight training to take your strength and endurance even better to work and perform greater in football. Fartlek training For football players, the session should not just use running, but also jogging and walking to fit in with the demands of the sport. ...read more.


not to fall over) through the co-ordinated actions of our sensory functions (eyes and ears) o Static Balance - ability to retain the centre of mass above the base of support in a stationary position o Dynamic Balance - ability to maintain balance under changing conditions of body movement * Speed o the ability to move all or part of the body quickly * Strength o the ability of a muscle or muscle group to overcome a resistance * Co-ordination o the ability to control the movement of the body in co-operation with the body's sensory functions e.g. catching a ball (ball, hand and eye co-ordination) You need good agility and use agility in football to do all of the above things. This will give you great advantage over your opponent as this will allow you to catch a ball if you are a goal keeper coming for a cross as of the movement of the body in co-operation with the body's sensory functions. Also you will be able keep your balance easier when changing conditions of the body movement, this will make you not fall over and not lose possession of the ball. ...read more.

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