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Black Friday Sale now on!

Our Black Friday Sale has landed!  Enjoy 30% off all titles published before 30th October 2020. Simply use discount code BLACKFRIDAY30 at the checkout. Terms and conditions apply*. In this post we take a peek at some of the titles on sale – with titles for students, professionals and fitness fanatics alike, there’s something for everyone this Black Friday . Alternatively use the buttons below to explore more titles on sale. For all fitness lovers JC’s Total Body Transformation Whether you’re looking to improve your fitness, strength or function, JC’s Total Body Transformation has over 100 workouts ready for you to incorporate into your training. In addition to the workouts you’ll gain nutrition tips to aid weight loss and build muscle; learn the steps to a faster recovery as well as advice on various pieces of equipment including barbells, dumbbells and medicine balls. JC’s Total Body Transformation will help you meet your fitness goals, but don’t just take our word for it… “If you’re seeking a complete body transformation or a dramatic improvement in athletic performance, …

Injury prevention methods every footballer should know

Photo by Pixabay (Pexels) Injury is something which can fill players and coaches with a feeling of dread, potentially hindering performance for both the individual and the team.  Preparing the body through conditioning, strength training, and developing power, speed and agility are all key factors in preventing injury in football, ensuring the body is primed and ready for the demands of the sport. However, preventing injury isn’t simply about physical fitness. In fact preventing injury starts before even stepping into the training session. In this post we explore the key aspects of daily training and match routines to help lower the risk of injury taken from Complete Conditioning for Soccer.  Sleep It’s probably not news to you that getting enough quality sleep is important. It’s vital for our overall health, but also for injury prevention too.  When preparing for a match sleep should be taken into consideration. Pre-match day training should help players return to their baseline levels, to perform close to their optimal standards. This includes the management and care of all fatigue and damage the body …