Athlete footwear – “These boots were made for walking” – but surely not for injury?

As we have covered previously, accidents such as knee injuries can be detrimental to an athlete’s long-term performance. Ligament tears,...

What has changed in the Premier League in the last 22 years?

The FA Premier League has just started its 22nd season, and is regarded as one of the best football leagues...

What have we learned from this year’s World Cup?

What have we learned from this year’s World Cup?

This summer’s tournament ended with Germany emerging victorious, and in doing so, they became the first team outside of South...

There’s no place like home – And the South Americans are thankful for this!

There’s no place like home – And the South Americans are thankful for this!

This summer’s FIFA World Cup is the first tournament to be held on South American soil for 28 years (Mexico...

The Greatest Show on Earth!

It has been labelled “the greatest show on earth”, with the best football players on the planet coming together every...

Interesting facts about the World Cup

Interesting facts about the World Cup

This summer sees the 20th World Cup take place for the second time in the spiritual home of football,  Brazil....

Winning Athlete Magazine

Winning Athlete Magazine

This months issue of The Winning Athlete Magazine features Dan Petersons Metrifit article Coaching Lessons From Sir Alex Ferguson   You...

U.S. Coach Jürgen Klinsmann Demands Top Fitness For World Cup

U.S. Coach Jürgen Klinsmann Demands Top Fitness For World Cup

Jürgen Klinsmann understands what it takes to compete in a World Cup.  With eleven goals for the German national team...

Finding a Future Star

“Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.” – Cicero (106...

Coaching Lessons From Sir Alex Ferguson

Coaching Lessons From Sir Alex Ferguson

The Mount Rushmore of coaching legends finally has its fourth member – Sir Alex Ferguson.  Alongside, say, Vince Lombardi, John...

Real Time Player Monitoring Used By Over Two-Thirds of EPL Teams

Real Time Player Monitoring Used By Over Two-Thirds of EPL Teams

Ask a busy coach or performance specialist if they would like to learn a new technology system for their athletes...

The Network Is The Sport – Part 2

The Network Is The Sport – Part 2

Number-loving sports like baseball and basketball have plenty of individual statistics to measure a team and a player’s performance over...

Learning To Trust RPE For Training Loads

Learning To Trust RPE For Training Loads

Coaches invest hours devising training plans that will push their athletes just to the edge, but not over.  Overtraining leads...