USWNT: Training, Fitness, Nutrition, Motivation

USWNT: Training, Fitness, Nutrition, Motivation

The U.S. Women's National Team kicks off their 2015 World Cup campaign today against Australia. In May, we released a special edition of Amplified Soccer a Athlete magazine to get inside the minds of the coaches and players, current and former, of the most physically fit and mentally tough team in the world. They told us what it takes to compete at that level, how the game has changed, the future of the technical side, and what motivates them to be the best. Take a look at some of our favorite quotes from each interview and piece to get pumped up for the largest and most talked about WWC to date. 

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Akers, Playing With Attitude by Soccer News Net

Akers, Playing With Attitude by Soccer News Net

Michelle Akers built her reputation as the greatest-ever women's soccer player, by playing every game in a take-no-prisoners mode. Akers, who was named the FIFA Player of the Century, has never translated that playing attitude into a full-fledged soccer camp before, but this June, she'll be part of a group of soccer players/trainers offering an all-girls camp at her Powder Spring, Ga. horse farm and adjacent soccer field.

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Gillian Campbell: Eager to Grow Her Game

Gillian Campbell: Eager to Grow Her Game

Gillian Campbell, 16 year old Midfielder from Lewisville, TX, plays for FC Dallas Soccer Club. She has been playing the game since she was four years old and has big goals for her future playing career. We asked her questions about her individual training habits and what she's looking forward to most at the camp this June 12-14 in Powder Springs, GA. Here are her answers. 

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