Real Madrid Warmup Video

Here’s a nice recent video of a Real Madrid warmup. This looks strikingly similar to some of the general warmups I use with the Vancouver Whitecaps….starting with some general movement, becoming increasingly more multi-directional with turns, cuts and so forth; then adding some static flexibility exercises in; followed by some dynamic mobility and more dynamic / faster movements.

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Mike Young

Director of Performance at Athletic Lab
Mike is the Head Fitness Coach for the North Carolina Courage and North Carolina FC. He is also the owner and Director of Performance at Athletic Lab sports performance training center. He previously served as the fitness coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps and Carolina Railhawks. He has a PhD in Biomechanics, an MS in Coaching Science, and a BSS in Exercise Physiology and has coached Olympic and professional athletes in Skeleton, Track & Field, MLS and NASL Soccer, PGA Golf, NFL Football, MLB Baseball and Olympic Weightlifting. He has lectured around the world and authored 2 books and dozens of research and coaching articles.