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14. April 2014

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New Article “Soccer Fitness Gols: How to Combine Your Passion For Soccer With the Right Exercise Routine” in Inside Soccer Magazine

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Soccer Fitness is pleased to announce that our latest article “Soccer Fitness Gols: How to Combine Your Passion For Soccer With the Right Exercise Routine” has been published in the latest issue of Inside Soccer Magazine (Issue #106, April/May 2014).  This article introduces Soccer Fitness Gols, our new mobile fitness application that will be available for download on Android smartphones through Google Play, beginning in June, 2014.  “It is always a pleasure to get published in Inside Soccer Magazine,” commented Richard.  “Hopefully this article, and the Soccer Fitness Gols mobile fitness app, will help soccer players, coaches, and fans achieve a higher level of fitness while maintaining their love of the game of soccer in the process.”

To view a copy of this article, more articles from previous issues of Inside Soccer Magazine, as well as a host of other studies, articles, and videos, visit our website Resources area HERE.

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11. March 2014

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Soccer Fitness – News for Spring 2014

Soccer Fitness – News for Spring 2014

Follow the Soccer Fitness Gols Blog

Soccer Fitness Gols is a community dedicated to helping you achieve your fitness “gols” through your love of the Beautiful Game, whether you are a soccer player, coach, or fan.

Among the FREE content we are providing is our Monthly Newsletter, and daily Soccer Fitness Gols Blog.  We are posting unique and exciting content relating to all things soccer and fitness on our blog, daily.

To view the Soccer Fitness Gols Blog, visit:

    http://soccerfitnessgols.com/blog/

    And sign up for our Free Newsletter at:

    http://soccerfitnessgols.com/

We look forward to sharing all of our exciting new content and helping you reach your soccer fitness ‘Gols’!

Soccer Fitness at the 4th  World Conference on Science and Soccer

Soccer Fitness Inc. has

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8. February 2014

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Soccer Fitness – News for February/March 2014

Soccer Fitness – News for February/March 2014

10 Weeks Out: New 10-Week Pre-Season Training Program!

February is here, and that means that the start of the 2014 outdoor soccer season is just around the corner.  At Soccer Fitness, we know that this means players, coaches and teams will be looking for opportunities to get the required fitness training in before the season starts and it’s too late!  We have created a special 10-Weeks Out, Pre-Season Training Program, designed to improve and maximize physical fitness for soccer players in the 10 weeks from March to May, just prior to the start of the 2014 outdoor season.  Below are the details of the 10-Weeks Out Program:

·         Tuesday Evenings, 5:00-6:00pm

·         1st Session is Tuesday, March 18th

·         Program will run

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6. January 2014

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Soccer Fitness News for January 2014

Soccer Fitness News for January 2014

Winter Power Running Series: Sundays Full, Space Still

Available for Tuesdays/Thursdays

Just in time for the start of the New Year, the Soccer Fitness Winter 2012 Power Running Series start in January, 2013!  Training will take place at the newly renovated Trio Sportsplex, on state-of-the-art, 40m x 20m, 4th Generation Field Turf Fields.

    We are running three Power Running Series starting in January:

1.     Tuesday Evenings, 8:00-9:00pm, starts Tuesday, January 14th

(Program is ALMOST FULL)

2.     Thursday Evenings, 8:00-9:00pm, starts Thursday, January 16th

(Program is ALMOST FULL)

3.     Sunday Mornings, 10:00-11:00am, starts Sunday, January 19th

(Program is FULL)

The Sunday program is full, but there is still limited space available i the Tuesday and/or Thursday programs.  If you are

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5. December 2013

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Winter Power Running Series Starting January 2014!

Winter Power Running Series Starting January 2014!

Winter Power Running Series

Just in time for the end of the Holiday Season, the Soccer Fitness Winter Power Running Series start in January, 2014!  Now entering its 8th year of operation, our Power Running Series provides truly soccer-specific speed, power, agility, endurance and strength training to both individuals and teams. Training will take place at the newly renovated Trio Sportsplex, on state-of-the-art, 40m x 20m, 4th Generation Field Turf Fields.

    We are running three Power Running Series starting in January:

1.     Tuesday Evenings, 8:00-9:00pm, starts Tuesday, January 14th

2.     Thursday Evenings, 8:00-9:00pm, starts Thursday, January 16th

3.     Sunday Mornings, 10:00-11:00am, starts Sunday, January 19th

Space in the Winter Power Running Series is still available but spots are filling up

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5. November 2013

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Soccer Fitness – News for November/December, 2013

Soccer Fitness – News for November/December, 2013

Parents’ Information Session for Soccer Fitness and Everest Academy: Friday, December 6th, 7:00pm

We are pleased and excited to announce that we will be hosting a Parents’ Information Session on Friday, December 6th, 2013.  The topic of this information session will be Soccer Fitness’ new partnership with Everest Academy, a private school for elite athletes located in Thornhill, Ontario.  Soccer Fitness has been contracted to run the school’s Soccer Program, which provides players with an additional 5 hours per week of individualized technical training, done weekday mornings, 8:45am-10:00am.  This training does not interfere with any weekday evening and/or weekend soccer commitments, thus allowing players to accumulate several hundred extra practice hours per year.  Training is provided at top-of-the-line outdoor and indoor soccer

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17. October 2013

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New Article “Using Treadmills to Improve Sprinting” in Inside Soccer Magazine

New Article “Using Treadmills to Improve Sprinting” in Inside Soccer Magazine

Soccer Fitness President Richard Bucciarelli’s article Using Treadmills to Improve Sprinting: a Pilot Study by Soccer Fitness” has been published in the latest issue (#103: August/September, 2013) of Inside Soccer Magazine.  The article comprises a summary of Soccer Fitness’ recent research study, undertaken by Richard, as well as Soccer Fitness Head Trainer Matija Vugrinicek, and SC Toronto Club Head Coach Justin Cresser, to look into the effects of a repeated sprint training protocol involving the Soccer Fitness high speed/high incline running treadmill protocols used in the Soccer Fitness Training Centre.  The study, which compared a 6-week treadmill training protocol to a 6-week “ground-based” protocol, found that the treadmill training elicited significant improvements in running speed, along with similar improvements in endurance, as opposed to the ground-based protocol.  “I was …

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11. September 2013

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Soccer Fitness – News for Fall 2013

Soccer Fitness – News for Fall 2013

Fall Power Running Series

 

The Soccer Fitness Fall 2013 Power Running Series start in October, 2013!  Now entering its 8th year of operation, our Power Running Series provides truly soccer-specific speed, power, agility, endurance and strength training to both individuals and teams.  Utilizing our revolutionary On-Field Training Protocols, developed through years of research and travel to some of Europe’s leading youth academies, we provide a unique training stimulus incorporating specific exercises both with and without the ball.  Players are divided into small groups according to age and ability, and are instructed by highly qualified, knowledgeable staff of university educated kinesiologists and internationally licensed trainers and coaches.  Training will take place at the newly renovated Trio Sportsplex, on state-of-the-art, 40m x 20m, 4th Generation
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15. August 2013

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Soccer Fitness is Going to Uruguay!

Soccer Fitness is Going to Uruguay!

Soccer Fitness is excited to announce that we will be working with our first ever professional club this month!  Soccer Fitness Inc. President Richard Bucciarelli has secured an agreement with Canadian Soccer Club Uruguay, which has recently won promotion to the Uruguayan Second Division, to conduct pre-season fitness assessments and training prior to the start of the 2013/2014 season.  Based out of Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, Canadian SC won the Uruguayan Third Division title in May of 2013 via a 6-5 shootout win over Parque Salus.  The club is owned and operated by Fernando Aldao, a Uruguayan Canadian presently residing in Vaughan, Ontario.  “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with a professional soccer team for the first time in my career”, …

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10. August 2013

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Soccer Fitness Announces New Training Protocols for Fall 2013!

Soccer Fitness Announces New Training Protocols for Fall 2013!

Soccer Fitness Inc. has undergone some exciting new changes in the past few months, and we wanted to make sure you have an opportunity to see them for yourself!  

We have decided to update and revise our Incline Treadmill, Harnessed Treadmill, and Plyometric Training Protocols. 

 After reviewing the results of our very own training-based study, conducted by President Richard Bucciarelli, Senior Trainer Matija Vugrinicek, other Soccer Fitness Staff, and Justin Cresser, Technical Director of SC Toronto Soccer Club, we have found that by shortening the work-to-rest ratios of one of our incline treadmill running workouts, we were able to achieve marked improvements in running speed and high intensity running ability over a short (6-week) timeframe. 

 These results have prompted us to make similar changes to our

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