Top coach Duncan Fletcher is a big advocate of making fitness training both cricket specific and fun.
How does he do it?
Combine fielding drills with fitness training.
For example: 'Ten Catches' where the coach hits high and difficult catches until ten are caught. It's designed to leave you gasping but you will be fitter after a few sessions and it's much more engaging that going on a jog.
So next time you don't feel like doing your fitness training, grab some cricket balls, cones, stumps and a couple of mates and head to the ground (or sports hall) instead.
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