Practice Makes You Perfect
Training to improve your skills and exercising to make your fitness better are two of the most crucial aspects of success in all outdoor sports. At times, putting in efforts will not be enough because you don’t plan things correctly. Sporting achievement is not about hard work only. It requires budding players to be sharp between their ears. Doing some research and finding the most effective training routines are part of your growth process. You mustn’t ignore them.
Who needs rest?
Many players tend to develop sore muscles after a physically draining game. In most cases, it happens because they don't perform any physical activity the next day. Well, if you want to avoid injuries, then you must work out a little on the day following a game day.
You exhaust your muscles in the game and giving them complete rest immediately isn't a smart idea. It doesn't mean you need to go for a full-length training session. Light workouts, yoga, and stretching exercises will be sufficient to prevent injuries.
In the days leading to a game, you should continue training hard. You must practice your skills. Sprinting and stretching will ensure that your muscles are ready for the big day. However, the day before the game shouldn't be strenuous. Light practice and short workouts will be ideal for the penultimate day. All of you must have heard stories of legends tearing their hamstrings one day before matchday because of an improperly planned session. You need to avoid that at all costs.
Let them heal
When you are training in the off-season, you should give your muscles the chance to grow stronger. Training hard and hitting the gym five days a week will be beneficial. But your muscles can’t handle the strain without giving up and falling apart. Resting for two days a week will be much better than working out seven days a week.