40+ Soccer Training Drills

By Any Design Ltd.

I have started planning soccer again personally and have loved the past five weeks. In that time I have played every week but one and played for at least 90-120 minutes a session. My moves are slow. My speed certainly not like it was at fourteen years of age but the joy for the game and the laughs epic!


What is driving me nuts is the slow recover time. Not in my shins. Not my knees or thighs but my ankles seem to take forever to get UN-STIFF.


Any of you men out there play in a 40+ or 50+ soccer league? Any recommendations for ankle training or stretching routines to relief this suffering....



I wonder if his ankles still hurt after playing?

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javiwa

No advice to give, except to say: good for you! (Will ask around.)

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By Any Design Ltd.

Thank You.


I have been practicing my keep ups with my daughter and that is helping somewhat and also streching more before play.



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javiwa

Here and there, we used to cheer on friends at these adult league games and remark how terrific shape our buddies were in. Then, during halftime, the aroma of Ben-Gay filled the air as our wounded warriors tended to their aches . :) I'm sure stretching will help.

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By Any Design Ltd.

LOL


Your friends where lucky - we get no half time breaks....

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After a couple months of play my ankles are somewhat coming round. I have found it is key to keep them loose and found that stretching them out during the week helps keep me loose. Soccer Tennis with my daughter is another winning warm up.

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