Getting up and down the pitch for 90 minutes is no easy task, but luckily Leicester City’s Head of Fitness and Conditioning has created this exercise to work on your engine. ‘Double Shuttle’ is hard work, although you’ll notice the benefits in next to no time as not only will your fitness and speed improve but also your close control.
Measure out a rough distance between 30 and 40 metres with a pair of cones in a straight line. Begin by accelerating forward from a standing start with the ball at your feet and continue at pace until you get to the opposite cone, quickly turn and then sprint back.
Ben Wilding showed he was no slouch by maintaining a quick speed – aim to beat his numbers with PlayerTek.