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

Best Plyometric Exercises for Soccer Players by Position

Soccer players are well known for their incredible endurance, running an average distance of six miles during a 90-minute match. However, the game is ...

By: Andrew Ciccarelli

The Ridiculous Work Ethic That Propelled Julie Johnston To USWNT Stardom

The U.S. Women's National Team has dominated international soccer for the last 25 years. Thanks to young stars like Julie Johnston, they probably ...

By: Brandon Hall

Jermaine Jones's Yoga Workout For Kicking Power

On June 22, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil, the U. S. Men's National Team was fighting for its life. Trailing Portugal 1-0 in the 64th minute of their Wor...

By: Brandon Hall

How Yoga Keeps Jermaine Jones on Top of His Game

Jermaine Jones, a soccer star for the New England Revolution and the United States National Team, has built his career on being physical. A defensive ...

By: Brandon Hall

The 6-Move Yoga Warm-Up for Soccer Players

There's not much standing around in soccer. Players are constantly cutting, jumping, sprinting, passing, dribbling, backpedaling. Getting the ...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Soccer Workouts

Carli Lloyd Upper Body Strength and Power Circuit

Carli Lloyd, a midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, performs the Bench Press and Physioball Explosive Med Ball Press to develop upper body strength and power.

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.