New train­ing has Silk­men in a spin

Macclesfield Express - - MOTORS -

MACC Town’s play­ers have en­joyed a novel break from the usual pun­ish­ment they en­dure on the train­ing ground.

It’s not of­ten John Askey tells his men to get on their bikes, but at the Tyther­ing­ton Club’s spin­ning fit­ness classes, that’s ex­actly what they had to do.

Askey was aim­ing to pre­serve his squad and elim­i­nate the risk of train­ing-ground in­juries, as he ex­plained: “It’s just some­thing a bit dif­fer­ent for them in train­ing.

“It’s hard work and a very good work­out but the im­por­tant thing is that it’s not weight­bear­ing.

“In win­ter weather you nor­mally end up try­ing to train in­doors or on hard sur­faces and that in­creases the risk

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