The English Premier League forces more emphasis on physical ability than any other. Power on the front-line wins games. Pre-season is a vital time for the Manchester United coaches to work with Javier Hernandez to build up his strength for the long season ahead.
Nike Football's Inside Edge and Manchester United's top coaches reveal to inside information behind a strikers pre-season and how he battles for the physical challenges ahead. Take a look and share your thoughts online, on Twitter and on Facebook.
Tony Strudwick, Manchester United's head fitness coach, understands better than anyone the physical challenges Javier Hernandez faces in the Premier League. ''Much of Chicharito's work this year has been about withstanding forces from central defenders. Each game he goes into he's probably giving 15-20kg away – he's got to punch above his weight.''
From the punishing fitness drills to in-depth coach and player advice, Inside Edge reveals the training secrets to help you master your position and prepare for the season ahead. Because next season's success begins right now. To succeed at any level of the game you need to be committed to improving your fitness, skill and technique so you master your position. With exclusive access to see how the world's elite do it, Nike football and SoccerBible are providing you with the opportunity to learn from the best in the game.
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