Although weight training is now a staple part of top-level soccer/ football, things have moved a little slowly in regards to training and nutrition when compared to many other less-popular and not so moneyed sports. Even now at grassroots level, many teams are coached using very "traditional" methods. To succeed in soccer today, it's necessary to be a serious athlete, as well as a talented footballer. Below is a sample strength training gym workout routine taken from the top-selling book Gym Workouts: Maps to Success. The book provides hundreds of weight training workouts and sensible transitions to follow no matter your goal or sport.
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