Archive for August, 2018

Everything to play for

Everything to play for

How many youngsters dream of a career in professional football? And when we watch them on screen, excelling in the sport they love, who doesn’t envy their eye watering earnings?! Dion was a promising Chelsea academist, having trained under the stellar Jose Mourinho. His whole career lay ahead of him when, at the age of […]

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RideLondon

RideLondon

In the early 80’s I got my first job in London and naturally I cycled to work. I’ve always been a commuter cyclist rather than one of those high-end, lycra clad types. It’s so cheap and convenient. I used to whizz round Hyde Park Corner just for fun, with BEF’s ‘Music for Stowaways’ booming though […]

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How to overcome an injury

How to overcome an injury

James Donnelly is the founder of Matchfit Conditioning (https://www.matchfitconditioning.com),  a football specific strength and conditioning coach, and a former semi-professional footballer. Matchfit Conditioning is the number one source of football specific strength & conditioning information available online. Following retirement from academy football through injury, James turned his disappointment into a drive to succeed both personally […]

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Injury is an opportunity

Injury is an opportunity

Who thinks like that? How can an injury be anything other than a setback? You’re training towards a goal and now you won’t make it. You’ve pushed so hard, achieved so much and now it’s all over! Finished.   Cat Benger http://www.abcpure.com takes a different view. Cat’s been training athletes for over five years. Combined with […]

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