Soccer Workouts

To stand out on the pitch, elite soccer players must develop every aspect of their game, from passing to dribbling to shooting to tackling. Likewise, the constant running within soccer requires its players to perform workouts consisting of intense conditioning, short-burst and top-end speed drills and lateral quickness training. Learn how to boost your performance with soccer workouts, drills and training advice from today's top experts and players, like Landon Donovan, Hope Solo and Abby Wambach.

Latest in Soccer Workouts

Learn How Carli Lloyd Developed World Cup Goal-Scoring Power

The United States Women's National Soccer Team made the Finals of the World Cup look like a field day against Japan, beating them 5-2. If you weren't ...

By: Rob Scott

2015 Summer Training Guide: Soccer

Soccer summer training program by Melissa Boldt, strength and conditioning coach for Penn State University's men's soccer team. The Workout ...

By: Andy Haley

Abby Wambach's Strength and Speed Workout

Working out hard isn't necessarily hard work for Abby Wambach. "I love lifting," she says. "You write it on the sheet and I'll do it." The training se...

By: Andy Haley

2014 Summer Training Program: Soccer

Program by Nick Downing, head strength coach for the New England Revolution. What Matters Now With four weeks left in your summer, you need to add...

By: Andy Haley

Tim Howard's Shutout Workout

"As a goalkeeper you need to be flexible and explosive," Howard says. "We're not running long distances. Every way you move—whether it's forward...

By: Brian Sabin

Latest Videos in Soccer Workouts

Carli Lloyd Single-Leg Box Jump Combo

Carli Lloyd, a midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, performs the Dumbbell Single-Leg RDL and Single-Leg Box Jump to develop lower body strength and power.

Heather Mitts Workout: Speed and Strength Training

Heather Mitts, U.S. Women's National Team superstar and co-owner of D1-Cincinnati, checks in for a workout at her hometown training facility.

UNC Soccer In-Season Strength Training

Greg Gatz, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic Sports at the University of North Carolina, walks STACK through the in-season weight room training that helps the Tar Heels' men's soccer team stay fit for the pitch.

Real Salt Lake MLS Training Camp

Real Salt Lake, champions of the 2009 MLS Cup, prepares for their upcoming season in Casa Grande, Ariz., home to the club's training camp.

Soccer Off-Season Workout With the UCLA Women’s Soccer Team

UCLA women’s soccer team assistant strength and conditioning coach Craig Sowers discusses the main focus for the Lady Bruins’ off-season training and how the importance of hitting weights along with some work on the pitch.