Good Offseason/Preseason Training

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What would be a good offseason/preseason training schedule. This would include gym, running and skills.
 

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Training Priorities for a Local/Amateur Footballer:

#1 - Body Composition (bodyfat levels)
#2 - Speed (acceleration/top end)
#3 - Aerobic Capacity (low intensity/long duration)
#4 - Max Strength (relative to bodyweight)
#5 - Aerobic Power (1 off max efforts over 20 - 30secs)
#6 - Hypertrophy (armour if needed)
#7 - Anaerobic Capacity (repeat speed)

Training should cater to all of these in some capacity, directly or indirectly, at all times regardless of the time of the season
 
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Frank Gallagher

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Preseason = Running
Of course, and gym work, but there are other things, opposite side training is up there, if anyone's interested in some drills.for not only kicking/handballing let me know.
 

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I usually hate running, but now that I'm injured and we're starting back I desperately want to get into it. My legs are turning into gelatinous twigs.
 

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Smart specific running helps. To me it's not just doing a 2km TT, but being able to repeat it at a decent pace (little drop off in pace and tempo) that will be a bigger benefit.
 

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There's a few avenues you need to master before you simply repeat speed...

1 - You need to actually have speed

2 - You need to build you recovery rate through basic aerobic capacity work
 
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