Work Out with Football Pros: Leon Goretzka, Lindsey Horan, Álvaro Fernández & More

Get a taste of the training involved in becoming a professional football player. We talked to coaches from four extraordinary football clubs to see what it takes to perform at such a high level. Check out what coaches from Manchester United U21, Arsenal Women’s, Bayern Munich, and Olympic Lyon Women’s have to say about how they get the best out of their players.

Make sure to try our guided workouts with football pros in the adidas Training app! They are suitable for any fitness level, as the coaches explain how to make the exercises harder or easier. If you love football, these workouts are a fun and effective way to build strength in your arms, legs, and core, as well as to warm up and prevent injuries. 


Making the Magic Happen

Wondering how the coaches of these high-performance teams help their players grow to new heights? We asked, and they answered. Get inspired by their dedication and commitment to fitness and join them for football workouts in the adidas Training app today!

Olympic Lyon Women’s 

Meet Antonin Da Fonseca, Performance Manager for Olympic Lyon Women’s

Improve your balance and stability with a strong core. Antonin Da Fonseca will coach you and his players through Crunch Time with Perle Morroni and Melvine Malard and Plank Power with Selma Bacha and Lindsey Horan.

Manchester United U21 

Meet Matt Walker, Head of Athletic Department for Manchester United U21

Ready to build your upper body strength? Join Álvaro Fernández, Shola Shoretire, and Marc Jurado in the workout Strong Arms & Back, or power up your arms with the Resistance Band Arm Workout with Charlie Wellens, Charlie McNeill, and Logan Pye.

Arsenal Women’s

Meet Paudie Roche, Coach & Physical Performance Lead for Arsenal Women’s 

Recover effectively to perform better with Mana Iwabuchi and Noelle Maritz in this Post-Workout Stretch. Or focus on injury prevention with Kim Little in Strength & Stretching!

Bayern Munich

Meet Peter Schlösser, Fitness Coach for Bayern Munich

It’s time for leg day! Develop lower body power for forward leg motion with Josip Stanišić in Legs, Glutes & Core, or improve your twisting leg motion with Leon Goretzka in the 360 Fitness workout.




Emily Lemon As a Communications Specialist writing for a global community, Emily strives to communicate across cultures. She completed her BA in English Literature at Wheaton College, Massachusetts, which provided the foundation for her journey through a career with languages. After several years of working in the outdoor sporting goods industry, both in retail and as sea kayaking instructor in the US, she expanded her horizons by moving Austria, where she learned German. Total immersion into the German language rekindled her love of the written word and inspired her to complete her MA in Translation from the University of the West of England. Her passion for sports and her love of writing came together in a perfect marriage at adidas Runtastic. View all posts by Emily Lemon